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Organic polymeric materials for nonlinear optics: oligopeptide-bound chromophores in B-sheets
Author(s): Geoffrey A. Lindsay; James M. Hoover; Melvin P. Nadler; R. Nissan; John D. Stenger-Smith; A. Schram
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Paper Abstract

The synthesis and preliminary characterization of new polypeptide-bound chromophores are reported. These polymers were made for the purpose of assembling (beta) -sheets at an air- water surface, and processing them into nonlinear optical films by Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) deposition. These films should be amenable to integration on semiconductor wafers, e.g., as active optical waveguides for phase shifting.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 April 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1853, Organic and Biological Optoelectronics, (27 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.144049
Show Author Affiliations
Geoffrey A. Lindsay, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. (United States)
James M. Hoover, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. (United States)
Melvin P. Nadler, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. (United States)
R. Nissan, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. (United States)
John D. Stenger-Smith, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. (United States)
A. Schram, West Texas State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1853:
Organic and Biological Optoelectronics
Peter M. Rentzepis, Editor(s)

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