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Nonlinear optical properties of noncrystalline semiconductors
Author(s): Valentin N. Ciumash
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Paper Abstract

The paper summarizes the peculiarities of the nonlinear interaction of short laser pulses with the noncrystalline semiconductors (chalcogenide glasses, a-Si:H), showing that noncrystalline semiconductors (NS) are an interesting material for high speed optoelectronics. The physical mechanisms, which can contribute to the nonlinear light absorption in NS under pulsed excitation, are reviewed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 July 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3405, ROMOPTO '97: Fifth Conference on Optics, (2 July 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.312789
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Valentin N. Ciumash, Institute of Applied Physics (Moldova)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3405:
ROMOPTO '97: Fifth Conference on Optics

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