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Organic Nonlinear Materials For Laser-Electron Beam Generation
Author(s): G A Massey; S H Bowersox
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Paper Abstract

Nonlinear organic compounds may have important applications in novel laser-controlled electron beam devices and systems. Films of a few hundred angstrom thickness are vacuum deposited on metal substrates. When illuminated with intense laser light in a vacuum, these coatings can produce high emission current densities. A survey of organic materials evaluated at three laser wavelengths shows that some compounds produce more photocurrent than metals.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 January 1987
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0682, Molecular and Polymeric Optoelectronic Materials, (28 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.939647
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G A Massey, San Diego State University (United States)
S H Bowersox, San Diego State University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0682:
Molecular and Polymeric Optoelectronic Materials
Garo Khanarian, Editor(s)

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