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.
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This eliminates the problem, and allows nonlinear optical devices to be more versatile in the type of optical processing that can be achieved.
In parallel, we will explore cavity-magneto-polariton excitations out of fractional quantum Hall ground states: the objective in this part is to use the strong filling factor dependence of polariton splitting to realize nonlinear optical devices which derive their photon-photon interaction from light-absorption induced transition between compressible and incompressible ground states.
In particular, it is expected to be applied to nonlinear optical devices.
Triglycine sulfate (TGS), and L-arginine phosphate (LAP) and Potassium dihydrogen phosphate (KDP) crystals have technological importance in infrared detecting and nonlinear optical devices respectively.
Hilary Lackritz sees development of nonlinear optical devices based on polymer thin films occurring within the next five to 10 years.
Percec; "Prototype nonlinear optical devices from conjugated polymers," G.
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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