Organic photonics includes the generation, emission, transmission, modulation, signal processing, switching, amplification, and detection/sensing of light, using organic optical materials.
Organic-inorganic nanoparticle gain media are nanocomposites developed for solid-state dye lasers and can also be utilized in biosensors, bio analytics, and nonlinear organic photonics applications.
An additional class of organic materials used in the generation of laser light include organic semiconductors. Conjugated polymers are widely used as optically-pumped organic semiconductors.
- Conjugated polymers
- Nonlinear optics
- Organic laser
- Organic semiconductor
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