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Glass as a nonlinear optical material
Author(s): Yuiko T. Hayden; Alexander J. Marker
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Paper Abstract

Interest in nonlinear optics has been growing rapidly. Today many materials are known to possess nonlinear effects and the intense search for even more efficient and cost-effective materials is continuing. Various crystals are known for large nonlinear coefficients however their limitations in size and high cost make other solid state materials such as glass more attractive despite their relatively smaller non-linear coefficients. We review the research on glasses with high nonlinearity by classifying them into homogenous type and heterogeneous type. 1.

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Date Published: 1 October 1990
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1327, Properties and Characteristics of Optical Glass II, (1 October 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.22524
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Yuiko T. Hayden, Schott Glass Technologies Inc. (United States)
Alexander J. Marker, Schott Glass Technologies Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1327:
Properties and Characteristics of Optical Glass II
Alexander J. Marker, Editor(s)

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