Advanced Functional Materials

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18_20b/2008Inside Front Cover: Organic Phenolic Configurationally Locked Polyene Single Crystals for Electro-optic and Terahertz Wave Applications (Adv. Funct. Mater. 20/2008)

Configurationally locked polyene OH1 crystals exhibit large second-order nonlinear optical figures of merit, high thermal stability, and very favorable crystal growth characteristics. A considerable improvement in the efficiency of broadband THz radiation as compared to the benchmark material DAST has been achieved and is reported by O-Pil Kwon et al. on p. 3242.

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