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Materials R&D as enablers for quantum leaps in photonics device development and performance
Author(s): Lars Thylén
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Paper Abstract

Progress in photonics and indeed in many areas of science and technology has in many cases been closely linked to development in materials. This development has in some cases been initiated by theoretical considerations and requirements formulation, in other cases novel materials have opened up unexpected applications. Examples of the former are given, where materials meeting certain requirements would lead to quantum leaps in device performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 September 2006
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 6401, Optical Materials in Defence Systems Technology III, 640101 (29 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.692613
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Lars Thylén, Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)
Kista Photonics Research Ctr. (Sweden)
Zhejiang Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6401:
Optical Materials in Defence Systems Technology III
James G. Grote; Francois Kajzar; Mikael Lindgren, Editor(s)

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