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Optical Bistability In Evaporated Thin Films Of CDs
Author(s): Y. Iyechika; G. Wingen; D. Jager; A. Witt; C. Klingshirn
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Paper Abstract

We report on optical bistability in thin films of evaporated CdS at 514 nm. The main mechanism is traced back to thermally induced increasing absorption. Besides all optical devices, externally controlled SEED structures are realized 'by integrated electrical con-tacts. Experimental results on the steady-state and the dynamic behavior of both types of elements are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 February 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0963, Optical Computing '88, (8 February 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.947880
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Y. Iyechika, Sumitomo Chemical Company (Japan)
G. Wingen, Institut fur Angewandte Physik der Universitat (F.R.G.)
D. Jager, Institut fur Angewandte Physik der Uniyersitat (F.R.G.)
A. Witt, Fachbereich Physik der Universitat (F.R.G.)
C. Klingshirn, Fachbereich Physik der Universitat (F.R.G.)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0963:
Optical Computing '88
Pierre H. Chavel; Joseph W. Goodman; Gerard Roblin, Editor(s)

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