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InSb As A Material For Optical Computer Components
Author(s): Dror Sarid; Ralph S. Jameson
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Paper Abstract

InSb has been recognized in recent years as a very good material for nonlinear optical devices because of the extremely high nonlinear index of refraction near its band edge. It has proven valuable in investigating bistable optical etalon performance, and nonlinear processes in semiconductors. Numerous schemes for using bistable etalons as basic elements for optical logic and optical computing have been recently developed. Some considerations for using InSb as a material for developing optical bistable devices, and some design considerations for a method of applying bistable optical elements to array processing for do all optical computer are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 March 1986
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0567, Advances in Materials for Active Optics, (4 March 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.949844
Show Author Affiliations
Dror Sarid, University of Arizona (United States)
Ralph S. Jameson, University of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0567:
Advances in Materials for Active Optics
Solomon Musikant, Editor(s)

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