Non-linear optics for transducers: Principles and materials

Hugo Hoekstra, Gijsbertus J.M. Krijnen, A. Driessen, Paul Lambeck, T.J.A. Popma

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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.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)179-192
    Number of pages14
    JournalSensors and actuators. A: Physical
    Volume0
    Issue number34
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 1992

    Keywords

    • IR-24195
    • METIS-128995
    • EWI-14169

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