TITLE

Mirrorless all-optical bistability in bacteriorhodopsin

AUTHOR(S)
Rao, D.V.G.L.N.; Aranda, F.J.
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;9/13/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p1489
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the mirrorless all-optical bistability in bacteriorhodopsin (BR). Different types of BR samples; Dependence of laser intensity on absorption; Duration of the laser pulse; Use of beam splitter to sample the input beam.
ACCESSION #
4221430

 

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