Accession Number:

ADA179679

Title:

Signal Processing with Degenrate Four-Wave Mixing.

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. Sep 85-Oct 86,

Corporate Author:

ARIZONA UNIV TUCSON OPTICAL SCIENCES CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-03-17

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

In light of this need a major part of our research program in the last year has been the continuation of research into the semiconductor-doped glass material system. Bulk DFWM an photoluminescence experiments on these materials determined that they have a large nonlinear index of refraction n2 approx 10 to the minus 14th power sq m with fast response times r less than 16 psec required for high speed optical signal processing. Along with collaborators in the University of Galsgow we successfully developed a successful ion-exchange NaK technique for producing low-loss optical waveguides in these materials, the details of which are in the enclosed reprint.

Subject Categories:

  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE