22 September 1987 Impact Of Ultrafast Optics In High-Speed Electronics
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Proceedings Volume 0800, Novel Optoelectronic Devices; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.941199
Event: Fourth International Symposium on Optical and Optoelectronic Applied Sciences and Engineering, 1987, The Hague, Netherlands
Abstract
Short optical pulses have been involved in a number of areas of science and technology. It is now possible to generate optical pulses of less than 10 fs duration corresponding to only a few optical cycles. One of the most important applications of these short optical pulses is in electronics, where, in conjunction with the electro-optic effect, electrical waveforms now can be characterized with a few hundred femtosecond resolution - corresponding to 1 THz in bandwidth. This technique makes possible the characterization in situ of high-speed optoelectronic and electronic devices as well as circuits operating in the picosecond time scale or 100 GHz frequency domain.
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Gerard A. Mourou, Gerard A. Mourou, } "Impact Of Ultrafast Optics In High-Speed Electronics", Proc. SPIE 0800, Novel Optoelectronic Devices, (22 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.941199; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.941199
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