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Title: Laser-controlled optical transconductance varistor system

An optical transconductance varistor system having a modulated radiation source configured to provide modulated stimulus, a wavelength converter operably connected to the modulated radiation source to produce a modulated stimulus having a predetermined wavelength, and a wide bandgap semiconductor photoconductive material in contact between two electrodes. The photoconductive material is operably coupled, such as by a beam transport module, to receive the modulated stimulus having the predetermined wavelength to control a current flowing through the photoconductive material when a voltage potential is present across the electrodes.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1369064
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC LLNL
Patent Number(s):
9,704,622
Application Number:
14/642,692
Contract Number:
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Mar 09
Research Org:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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