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New product: TeraSys®- ULTRA, featuring the highest THz bandwidth on the market, with real-time acquisition in TDS and up to 20 THz.


Laser World of Photonics congress (oral presentation): "DSTMS-Based Ultrabroadband Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy", CC-1.3 Tuesday 25th of June 14:30


Photonics West (oral presentation): "Compact and ultra-broadband terahertz spectrometer", 5th of February 2019

US Patent Issued to Rainbow Photonics on Sept. 30, 2014 for "Phenolic Configurationally Locked Polyene Bulk Single Crystals, Crystalline Thin Films and Waveguides for Electro-Optics and THz-Wave Applications" (Swiss, South Korean Inventors)

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 30, 2014 -- United States Patent no. 8,846,969 issued on Sept. 30, 2014, was assigned to Rainbow Photonics AG (Zurich).

"Phenolic Configurationally Locked Polyene Bulk Single Crystals, Crystalline Thin Films and Waveguides for Electro-Optics and THz-Wave Applications" was invented by Peter Gunter (Riedt-Neerach, Switzerland), Mojca Jazbinsek (Dubendorf, Switzerland), O-Pil Kwon (Suwon, South Korea), Seong-Ji Kwon (Zurich), Christoph Hunziker (Mellingen, Switzerland) and Harry Figi (Zurich).


Book on organic photonics including terahertz physics co-authored by members of Rainbow Photonics:
"Organic Electro-Optics and Photonics", L. R. Dalton, P. Günter, M. Jazbinsek, O-P. Kwon and P. A. Sullivan, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (2015)


Photonics West (oral presentation): "High efficiency, wide bandwidth THz generation in organic crystals OH1 and DSTMS (February 10, 2015, 1:50 pm)


Invited talk "Opportunities and challenges of a Swiss SME in European research projects" during the official Launch of the new EU-program Horizon 2020


The FET-Open project COSIT was successfully completed. The final project review was held on the 28th of January 2014 in Zurich. Public Summary

Terahertz Generators and Detectors:
Electro-Optic OH1 Crystals

OH1: (2-(3-(4-Hydroxystyryl)-5,5-dimethylcyclohex-2-enylidene)malononitrile)

High quality OH1 crystals Organic crystals polished, coated and mounted for optical applications
Example of an as-grown OH1 crystal and organic crystals polished, coated and mounted for optical applications. OH1 and other high-quality organic crystals are produced and optically prepared in the facilities of Rainbow Photonics in Switzerland.

Features

  • High quality crystals
  • Cut and polished for various applications
  • Large nonlinear optical susceptibilities
  • Phase matching for THz generation between 1200 nm and 1460 nm

Applications

  • Efficient THz generation and detection from 0.1 to >10 THz
  • Fast electro-optic modulation
  • Optical parametric generation
  • Efficient frequency doubling of 1.55 μm radiation
 
pdf Please download the PDF for further information

 

Further reading

“A hydrogen-bonded organic nonlinear optical crystal for high-efficiency terahertz generation and detection”; F. Brunner, O. Kwon, S. Kwon, M. Jazbinsek, A. Schneider, P. Günter, Optics Express 16, 16496-16508 (2008).

“Configurationally locked, phenolic polyene organic crystal 2-{3-[4-hydroxystyryl]-5,5- dimethylcyclohey-2-enylidene}malononitrile: linear and nonlinear optical properties”; C. Hunziker, S. Kwon, H. Figi, F. Juvalta, O. Kwon, M. Jazbinsek, P. Günter, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 1678-1683 (2008).

“Organic phenolic configurationally locked polyene single crystals for electro-optic and terahertz wave applications”; O. Kwon, S. Kwon, M. Jazbinsek, F. Brunner, J. Seo, C. Hunziker, A. Schneider, H. Yun, Y. Lee, P. Günter, Adv. Funct. Mater. 18, 3242-3250 (2008).

“Scaling submillimeter single-cycle transients toward megavolts per centimeter field strength via optical rectification in the organic crystal OH1”; C. Ruchert, C. Vicario, C.P. Hauri, Opt. Lett. 37, 899 (2012).

pdf List of publications: THz generation using our organic crystals DAST, DSTMS & OH1

 

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