28 January 1987 Organic Nonlinear Materials For Laser-Electron Beam Generation
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Abstract
Nonlinear organic compounds may have important applications in novel laser-controlled electron beam devices and systems. Films of a few hundred angstrom thickness are vacuum deposited on metal substrates. When illuminated with intense laser light in a vacuum, these coatings can produce high emission current densities. A survey of organic materials evaluated at three laser wavelengths shows that some compounds produce more photocurrent than metals.
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G A Massey, S H Bowersox, "Organic Nonlinear Materials For Laser-Electron Beam Generation", Proc. SPIE 0682, Molecular and Polymeric Optoelectronic Materials, (28 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.939647; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.939647
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