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All-optical switching by organic nonlinearly absorbing molecules
Author(s): Karl W. Beeson; James T. Yardley; Shammai Speiser
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Paper Abstract

Nonlinear triplet-triplet absorption in organic molecules can be used to construct all-optical switches and spatial light modulators. Experimental results using films of eosin in polyvinylacohol are presented and compared with theoretical calculations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1990
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1337, Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials III, (1 December 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.22963
Show Author Affiliations
Karl W. Beeson, Allied-Signal, Inc. (United States)
James T. Yardley, Allied-Signal, Inc. (United States)
Shammai Speiser, Technion--Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1337:
Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials III
Garo Khanarian, Editor(s)

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