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Trip the Light Fantastic September 18, 2006

Posted by healthyself in Cell phone safety, Electrical Wiring, EMF Research, Light, light beam, Optical, Organic.

Fiber Optics to Replace Electronic Switches Using Organic Molecules

Robert F. Service

“Technology visionaries foresee speeding up fiber-optic communications by replacing today’s electronic switches and other components with all-optical devices. So far, however, few optical materials allow one light beam to manipulate another–a feat that requires “third-order” nonlinear optical properties. On page 1233, researchers report developing organic molecules that have third-order properties 35 times larger than ever observed before. They are proof of principle of a scheme that could lead to practical optical switches.”




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