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Title: Carbon nanotubes and nanotube composites for nonlinear optical devices
Author: BLAU, WERNER
WANG, JUN
Author's Homepage: http://people.tcd.ie/wblau
http://people.tcd.ie/wangju
Keywords: Physical chemistry
Nanotubes
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Citation: Wang J, Chen Y, Blau WJ, Carbon nanotubes and nanotube composites for nonlinear optical devices, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY , 19, 40, 2009, 7425 - 7443
Series/Report no.: JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY;
19;
40;
Abstract: Carbon nanotubes possess not only outstanding mechanical, electrical and thermal properties but also unique nonlinear optical properties. In this Feature Article, we review the recent developments of the carbon nanotube and its composites for nonlinear optical applications. Two research hot spots are discussed: optical limiting for laser protection and the saturable absorber as a mode-locking component for ultra-short pulsed lasers. The physical mechanism, materials and devices are intensively introduced for each application. All of the investigations indicate that the carbon nanotube is one of the main competitive candidates for next generation of photonic components.
Description: PUBLISHED
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2262/57491
Related links: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/b906294g
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