Non-linear optics for transducers: principles and materials


Hoekstra, H.J.W.M. and Krijnen, G.J.M. and Driessen, A. and Lambeck, P.V. and Popma, Th.J.A. (1992) Non-linear optics for transducers: principles and materials. Sensors and actuators A: Physical, 34 (3). pp. 179-192. ISSN 0924-4247

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Abstract:This paper concentrates on intensity-dependent refractive-index changes due to the third-order optical non-linearity. Materials exhibiting such effects are good candidates for applications in all-optical devices. The discussion will be on these materials, and characterization techniques and an overview will be given of proposed and realized all-optical devices. Of the latter, the non-linear Y-junction and Mach-Zehnder interferometer will be treated in considerable detail.
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Copyright:© 1992 Elsevier Science
Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS)
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