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Optical Engineering

Novel optical composites: second-order nonlinear optical and polymeric photorefractive materials for optical information storage and processing applications
Author(s): Ryszard Burzynski; Martin K. Casstevens; Yue Zhang; Saswati Ghosal
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Paper Abstract

Recent progress in sol-gel-processed second-order nonlinear optical and photorefractive materials for photonics applications is described. A number of composites have been prepared in an effort to obtain superior and cost-effective replacements for inorganic crystals. These composites are described followed by a series of measurements indicating the usefulness of these composites in the area of secondorder nonlinear optical applications and photorefractive optical information storage and processing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Opt. Eng. 35(2) doi: 10.1117/1.600913
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 35, Issue 2
Show Author Affiliations
Ryszard Burzynski, Laser Photonics Technology, Inc. (United States)
Martin K. Casstevens, Laser Photonics Technology, Inc. (United States)
Yue Zhang, Laser Photonics Technology, Inc. (United States)
Saswati Ghosal, Laser Photonics Technology, Inc. (United States)


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