TITLE

Nanosecond switching of bistable ZnSe interference filters at room temperature

AUTHOR(S)
Bigot, J. Y.; Daunois, A.; Leonelli, R.; Sence, M.; Mathew, J. G. H.; Smith, S. D.; Walker, A. C.
PUB. DATE
October 1986
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;10/6/1986, Vol. 49 Issue 14, p844
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
UV light pulses of nanosecond and picosecond duration were used to switch bistable nonlinear interference filters from their low to their high transmission level. At room temperature, switching times in the nanosecond range are measured. They are, to the authors’ knowledge, the shortest reported for such devices.
ACCESSION #
9820980

 

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