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Nonlinear interface optical switches based on photorefractive thin films
Author(s): M. J. Casey; Joseph Chaiken; Joseph M. Osman
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Paper Abstract

We present the nonlinear interface optical switch in the context of digital optical computing applications. Implications with regard to materials design and development and switch evaluation are discussed. A specific class of materials synthesized using laser chemistry of organometallics is presented. Embodiments of this type of switch have considerable potential for meeting many of the required design criteria for practical implementation of digital optical computing devices.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1992
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1626, Nonlinear Optics III, (1 April 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.58095
Show Author Affiliations
M. J. Casey, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Joseph Chaiken, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Joseph M. Osman, Rome Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1626:
Nonlinear Optics III
Robert A. Fisher; John F. Reintjes, Editor(s)

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