Polymethines with macroscopic optical nonlinearities suitable for all-optical signal processing

Joel M. Hales, Hyeongeu Kim, Stephen Barlow, Yulia A. Getmanenko, Yadong Zhang, Rebecca Giesking, Chad Risko, Shiva Shahin, Khanh Q Kieu, Robert A Norwood, Nasser N Peyghambarian, Jean Luc Brédas, Seth R. Marder, Joseph W. Perry

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Abstract

By preventing aggregation of polymethine molecules at high number density, we have developed organic materials with large third-order nonlinearities and low nonlinear absorption in the near-infrared thereby enabling demonstration of an all-optical signal processing application.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529992
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2014Jun 13 2014

Other

OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/8/146/13/14

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Hales, J. M., Kim, H., Barlow, S., Getmanenko, Y. A., Zhang, Y., Giesking, R., ... Perry, J. W. (2014). Polymethines with macroscopic optical nonlinearities suitable for all-optical signal processing. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers Optical Society of American (OSA).