Photo-induced absorption of donor-acceptor conjugated copolymers for optical limiting

San Hui Chi, Joel M. Hales, Matthew Sartin, Matteo Cozzuol, Xuan Zhang, Dan Patel, Chad Amb, Tim Steckler, Seth R. Marder, John Reynolds, Joseph W. Perry

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Abstract

Dithienopyrrole-based polymers show strong nonlinear absorption and potential as optical limiters in the telecommunications region. A 17X suppression (figure-of-merit ~ 35) is achieved in a waveguided device, arising from the strong and broad excited-state absorption.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Chi, S. H., Hales, J. M., Sartin, M., Cozzuol, M., Zhang, X., Patel, D., Amb, C., Steckler, T., Marder, S. R., Reynolds, J., & Perry, J. W. (2010). Photo-induced absorption of donor-acceptor conjugated copolymers for optical limiting. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).