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

San Hui Chi, Joel M. Hales, Matthew Sartin, Matteo Cozzuof, 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 publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
Subtitle of host publication2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
StatePublished - Oct 11 2010
EventLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Publication series

NameLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010

Other

OtherLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Radiation

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