nonlinear optical device

nonlinear optical device

[′nän‚lin·ē·ər ′äp·tə·kəl di‚vīs]
(optics)
A device based on one of a class of optical effects that result from the interaction of electromagnetic radiation from lasers with nonlinear materials.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Since the TPA is an important mechanism in semiconductors, our initial result on the electric field induced tunability of TPA, and its influence on the output intensity would can be very useful for the nonlinear optical device.
This eliminates the problem, and allows nonlinear optical devices to be more versatile in the type of optical processing that can be achieved.
We believe that these studies provide a practical methodology for designing ultra-compact nonlinear optical devices applicable to future all-optical computing systems.
In regard to the optical and electrical measurements presented, it is estimated that the films can be highly attractive for transparent platforms with potential application for developing photoconductive nonlinear optical devices.
In particular, it is expected to be applied to nonlinear optical devices.
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Hilary Lackritz sees development of nonlinear optical devices based on polymer thin films occurring within the next five to 10 years.
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In addition to making silicon LEDs, theresearchers envision a variety of other uses, including nonlinear optical devices for handling light in fiber optics and in making silicon solid-state lasers.
They also might serve as matrices for die materials in laser systems developed for nonlinear optical devices."

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