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Overview of radiation effects research in photonics
Author(s): Robert C. Webb; Lewis M. Cohn; Edward W. Taylor; Roger A. Greenwell
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Paper Abstract

A brief overview of ongoing radiation effects research in photonics is presented focusing on integrated optic and acousto-optic components. A short summary of radiation-induced effects in electro-optic modulators, detector arrays, and other photonic technologies is presented along with extensive references. The coordinated radiation effects studies among researchers within the Tri-Service Organizations and international experimental teams are beginning to demonstrate consistent measurements of radiation-induced effects in photonic components and confirming earlier reported data. This paper will present an overview of these coordinated investigations and focus on key research being conducted with the AFMC Phillips Laboratory, Naval Research Laboratory, Defence Nuclear Agency, NATO Nuclear Effects Task Group, and the Tri-Service Photonics Coordinating Committee.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 May 1995
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 2482, Photonics for Space Environments III, (30 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.210522
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Robert C. Webb, Defense Nuclear Agency (United States)
Lewis M. Cohn, Defense Nuclear Agency (United States)
Edward W. Taylor, AFMC Phillips Lab. (United States)
Roger A. Greenwell, Science & Engineering Associates, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2482:
Photonics for Space Environments III
Edward W. Taylor, Editor(s)

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