Accession Number : ADA337944

Title :   High Performance Electrooptic Polymers and Excited State Enhancements

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Sep 96-31 Aug 07

Corporate Author : PENNSYLVANIA UNIV PHILADELPHIA DEPT OFPHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

Personal Author(s) : Garito, Anthony F.

PDF Url : ADA337944

Report Date : 11 FEB 1998

Pagination or Media Count : 57

Abstract : The enhancement of the third order nonlinear optical susceptibility cubed X in the conjugated linear chain has been studied both theoretically and experimentally, when the system is optically pumped to electronic excited states. Enhancements as high as 1000 times have been achieved.

Descriptors :   *NONLINEAR OPTICS, *FOUR WAVE MIXING, ELECTROOPTICS, EXCITATION, ELECTRONIC STATES, OPTICAL PUMPING.

Subject Categories : Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE