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All-Optical Bistability In Nematic Liquid Crystals At Microwatt Power Levels
Author(s): A. D. Lloyd; C. H. Wang; B. S. Wherrett
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Paper Abstract

The temporal response and stability of all-optical switches at power levels down to 14µW are studied; cell design and optimisation are also considered for extension of this work to infrared wavelengths with experimental results presented for 1.3 μm.

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Date Published: 22 December 1989
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1127, Nonlinear Optical Materials II, (22 December 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.961413
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A. D. Lloyd, Heriot-Watt University (UK)
C. H. Wang, Heriot-Watt University (UK)
B. S. Wherrett, Heriot-Watt University (UK)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1127:
Nonlinear Optical Materials II

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