TITLE

Tunable optical filters, modulators, and limiters using Stark-induced birefringence and dichroism

AUTHOR(S)
Pepper, David M.; Klein, M. B.
PUB. DATE
March 1986
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/3/1986, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p567
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Novel electro-optic devices using the polarization-, intensity-, and frequency-dependent susceptibility of Stark-active gases have been analyzed and demonstrated, including all-optical limiter/cut-off devices, amplitude modulators, and tunable narrowband filters. The application of the system to other media (e.g., multiple quantum wells) and to the study of coherent optical transients is discussed.
ACCESSION #
9819235

 

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