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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1976
  • pp: 2812–2816

Light modulation by electrochromism

J. K. Fischer, D. M. von Brüning, and H. Labhart  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 15, Issue 11, pp. 2812-2816 (1976)

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Dyes change their absorption curve when exposed to an electric field. The conditions under which this effect can be made large enough for application to light modulation are discussed. Theoretical expectations correspond with recorded curves of a test sample.

© 1976 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: February 23, 1976
Published: November 1, 1976

J. K. Fischer, D. M. von Brüning, and H. Labhart, "Light modulation by electrochromism," Appl. Opt. 15, 2812-2816 (1976)

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