Second-order nonlinear optical characterization techniques

an introduction by Thierry Verbiest

Publisher: Taylor & Francis in Boca Raton

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Materials -- Optical properties,
  • Materials -- Analysis -- Technique,
  • Surfaces (Technology) -- Analysis -- Technique,
  • Molecular structure -- Optical aspects,
  • Optical measurements -- Technique,
  • Nonlinear optics,
  • Second harmonic generation

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementThierry Verbiest, Koen Clays, Vincent Rodriguez.
ContributionsClays, Koen., Rodriguez, Vincent.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA417.43 .V47 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22691485M
ISBN 109781420070712
LC Control Number2008050889

The book presents an introduction to the entire field of optical physics and specifically the area of nonlinear optics, covering fundamental issues and applied aspects of this exciting area. Nonlinear Optics will have lasting appeal to a wide audience of physics, optics, and electrical engineering students, as well as to working researchers and. NONLINEAR OPTICAL PHENOMENA AND MATERIALS text by Zernike & Midwinter (37). Finally, a text covering all aspects of nonlinear optics is to appear soon (38). Nonlinear Devices The primary application of nonlinear materials is the generation of new frequencies not available with existing laser sources. Amino acid family crystals exhibit excellent nonlinear optical and electrooptical properties. l-Alanine single crystal belongs to the amino acid group and has been grown by the slow evaporation solution growth technique at room temperature. The grown crystals were characterized by high-resolution X-ray diffractometry (HRXRD), nuclear magnetic resonance Cited by: Growth and characterization of noncentrosymmetric single crystals of l-Argininiumnitro Phenolate Monohydrate (LARP): A potential second order nonlinear optical material. Optical Materials, Vol. 48, Issue., p. Cited by:

Second-harmonic generation (SHG), a second-order nonlinear optical technique, was used to investigate the molecular ordering of self-assembled layer-by-layer films of PAH, a cationic polyelectrolyte, and PS, an anionic polyelectrolyte containing photoisomerizable azo groups. Possible phase transitions in these multilayer films and their thermal stability were investigated Author: Heurison S. Silva, Irismar G. Paz, Paulo B. Miranda. Roberto Morandotti, Professor at INRS-EMT since , has a broad knowledge in the field of photonics, ranging from the fabrication of integrated devices to the use of state-of-the-art optical characterization techniques in the Infrared and Terahertz frequency domains. During the last years, he has established a novel and very successful line of research in nonlinear optics and . 2. Second-order nonlinearity Second order nonlinearity is the lowest order of nonlinear process in non-centrosymmetric systems. Here two input waves mixe to produce a third wave. Consider two optical fields of frequencies ω 1 and ω 2 with equal amplitudes are interacting in the medium, where the ω 1 is the larger of the two frequencies. "Handbook of Nonlinear Optics, Second Edition" contains additional chapters on ultrafast characterization techniques, laser flash photolysis, and the electro-optic effect as well as expanded coverage of nonlinear optics in fibers and pulsed two-beam coupling. (source: Nielsen Book .

Contact Information. Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, Distinguished Professor Department of Physics and Astronomy Yale Blvd. NE MSC07 Albuquerque, NM , USA. Phone: Fax: [email protected] Moreover, scanning SHG images of APB-rich layers reveal microstructure lacking in APB-free layers. These findings are attributed to the reversal in sign of the second-order nonlinear optical susceptibility [chi]⁽²⁾ between neighboring anti-phase domains, and demonstrate that SHG characterizes APBs sensitively, selectively and non-invasively. Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Characterization Techniques: An Introduction; CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, USA, [Google Scholar] Brasselet, S.; Zyss, J. Multipolar molecules and multipolar fields: Probing and controlling the tensorial nature of nonlinear molecular media. JOSA B , 15, –Author: Francisco A. Santos, Luis M. G. Abegão, Ruben D. Fonseca, Aline M. Alcântara, Cleber R. Mendonça, Má.

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Designed for nonspecialists, Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Characterization Techniques: An Introduction focuses on the potential of second-order nonlinear optics as a powerful characterization tool.

Although chemists, biochemists, biologists, and material scientists are often interested in using nonlinear optical techniques for characterizing their samples, they seldom have the necessary background to exploit these methods.

Designed for nonspecialists, Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Characterization Techniques: An Introduction focuses on the pCited by: Designed for nonspecialists, Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Characterization Techniques: An Introduction focuses on the potential of second-order nonlinear optics as a powerful characterization tool.

Avoiding extensive mathematical details, this multidisciplinary book does not require a background in advanced mathematics or physics.

Designed for nonspecialists, Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Characterization Techniques: An Introduction focuses on the potential of second-order nonlinear optics as a powerful characterization tool. Avoiding extensive mathematical details, this multidisciplinary book does not require a background in advanced mathematics or by: : Second-order Nonlinear Optical Characterization Techniques: An Introduction (): Thierry Verbiest, Koen Clays, Vincent Rodriguez: Books.

Techniques for nonlinear optical characterization of materials: a review To cite this article: Cid B de Araújo et al Rep.

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Free shipping for many products. Get this from a library. Second-order nonlinear optical characterization techniques: an introduction. [Thierry Verbiest; Koen Clays; Vincent Rodriguez] -- "Although chemists, biochemists, biologists, and material scientists are often interested in using nonlinear optical techniques for characterizing their samples, they seldom have the necessary.

The potential of optical techniques for interfaces, surfaces, and thin films characterization, with submonolayer resolution, began to be recognized in the s.

Thus, in the field of surface science, linear optical techniques are usually flexible, but it has been demonstrated among the literature that they sometimes suffer from the lack of.

Get this from a library. Second-order nonlinear optical characterization techniques: an introduction. [Thierry Verbiest; Koen Clays; Vincent Rodriguez] -- Although chemists, biochemists, biologists, and material scientists are often interested in using nonlinear optical techniques for characterizing their samples, they seldom have the necessary.

Elements of the theory of nonlinear optics frequency doubling and mixing optical parametric generation, amplification, and oscillation characterization of second.

Abstract. Different techniques to characterize the strength of the second- and third-order nonlinear optical response are presented, with particular emphasis on the relationship between the macroscopic measurable quantities and the intrinsic molecular nonlinear propertiesCited by: 3.

Nonlinear Optical Polarization Analysis in Chemistry and Biology - by Garth J. Simpson March Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. For the efficient generation of THz waves by difference-frequency generation, besides a high second-order nonlinear optical susceptibility, the most important parameter is the low refractive index mismatch ∆ n = n THz − n g between the generated THz and the pump optical waves.

This is where organic materials are of a big advantage compared to standard inorganic materials. Recent Progress in Molecular Design of Ionic Second-order Nonlinear Optical Materials. Pages Characterization Techniques of Nonlinear Optical Materials. Inge Asselberghs, Javier Pérez-Moreno, Koen Clays.

Pages Third-Order Nonlinear Optical Response of Metal Nanoparticles. Non-Linear Optical Properties of Matter. Handbook of Nonlinear Optics, Second Edition contains additional chapters on ultrafast characterization techniques, laser flash photolysis, and the electro-optic effect as well as expanded coverage of nonlinear optics in fibers and pulsed two-beam coupling.

Nonlinear optics (NLO) is the branch of optics that describes the behaviour of light in nonlinear media, that is, media in which the polarization density P responds non-linearly to the electric field E of the light.

The non-linearity is typically observed only at very high light intensities (values of atomic electric fields, typically 10 8 V/m) such as those provided by lasers. Good optical quality, potential second order nonlinear optical crystal L-asparaginium picrate (LASP) was grown by the slow cooling solubility and metastable zone width of LASP specimen was studied.

The LASP crystal belongs to monoclinic crystal system with noncentrosymmetric space group P2 –Visible-NIR transmittance spectrum determines Cited by: 8. In nonlinear optics, the characterization and measurement techniques of the nonlinear index are critical for understanding the nonlinear physical process and developing new applications.

In this book, different optical nonlinearity characterization and measurement methods are introduced and nonlinear problems are discussed theoretically. In this contribution, we report the synthesis and characterization of the second order non-linear properties of a series of unconventional terpyridyl and dipyridylphenyl platinum complexes.

These new platinum complexes consist of a tridentate ligand substituted by a high electron acceptor, and a chloro or an arylacetylide hyper-Rayleigh scattering measurements reveal that Cited by:   Advantages and disadvantages of such a nonlinear characterization are discussed.

In the second section, we discuss the role of chiral materials in the field of second‐order nonlinear optics. Because of their inherent (molecular) noncentrosymmetry, even highly symmetric (isotropic) chiral media can be considered as useful materials for second Cited by: 1.

The quantities χ (2) and χ (3) are known as the second- and third-order nonlinear optical susceptibilities. In writing these two equations, an important assumption is made: the polarization of the material at time t only depends on the instantaneous value of the electric field strength.

It follows from this assumption, as Boyd points out through the Kramers-Kronig. ISAM films have been shown to be capable of the noncentrosymmetric order requisite for a second-order nonlinear optical response with excellent temporal and thermal stability. However, such films fabricated with a nonlinear optical (NLO) polyanion result in significant cancellation of the chromophore by: 2.

The book starts with second order phenomena, goes on to explain the derivation of nonlinear susceptibilities, and finishes with a thorough discussion of third order nonlinear effects.

Included is a simple "electron on a spring" model which helps readers begin their journey through the field of nonlinear optics. Third order nonlinear optical susceptibility 7.

Nonlinear self-induced processes Optical Kerr effect Self-focussing and self-phase modulation Two-photon absorption 8.

Some χ(3) based optical spectroscopies Time resolved optical Kerr effect Raman Induced Kerr Effect Spectroscopy (RIKES) Transient grating techniques.

Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Contents. Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Polymers: An Overview-- Design and Properties of High-Temperature Second-Order Optical Chromophores-- Hyperpolarizabilites of Push-Pull Polyenes: Molecular Orbital and Valence-Bond Charge-Transfer Models-- Solvent Effects on the Molecular Quadratic.

M.P. Hehlen, M. Sheik-Bahae, R.I. Epstein, "Solid-State Optical Refrigertion", Book Chapter in Volume 46 of the Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths, Elsevier Science & Technology () pdf Identification of parasitic losses in Yb: YLF and prospects for optical refrigeration down to 80K.

Quantum dots (QDs) are semiconducting nanocrystalline particles. QDs are attractive photonic media. In this chapter, we introduce third-order nonlinear optical properties and a brief idea about the physics of QDs. Z-scan technique and theoretical analysis adopted to obtain nonlinear parameters will be discussed.

Analysis of third-order nonlinear optical parameters for PbS Author: Khalil Ebrahim Jasim. Nonlinear optical processes that occur due to the presence of a second-order nonlinear susceptibility are termed 2nd order processes, or three-wave mixing processes. There are four second order processes, second harmonic generation, sum and difference frequency generation and optical rectification.

We present our technique to characterize the third-order nonlinear optical properties of organic dyes in our previously introduced integrated liquid-core optical fiber (i-LCOF) platform.

i-LCOF is filled with the solution of the organic dyes, and the change in the laser pulse spectral width due to self-phase modulation is investigated.

The measurements are done at  nm using a. Description. Clear, integrated coverage of all aspects of nonlinear optics—phenomena, materials, and devices.

Coauthored by George Stegeman, one of the most highly respected pioneers of nonlinear optics—with contributions on applications from Robert Stegeman—this book covers nonlinear optics from a combined physics, optics, materials science, and devices perspective. Various techniques to characterize the nonlinear (NL) optical response of centro-symmetric materials are presented and evaluated with emphasis on the relationship between the macroscopic measurable quantities and the microscopic properties of photonic materials.

NL refraction and NL absorption of the materials are the phenomena of major by: Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Characteristics of Nanoscale Self-Assembled Multilayer Organic Films by Patrick J. Neyman Dissertation submitted to the faculty of Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSPHY in Macromolecular Science and Engineering.