A new naphthalocyanine was synthesized and incorporated into polycarbonate at high concentration. The thin film exhibits strong nonlinear absorption from 520 nm to 725 nm and has an excited state lifetime greater than 5 ns.
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S. R. Flom, R. G. S. Pong, J. S. Shirk, S. J. Hakspiel, and A. W. Snow, "A new polymer based nonlinear absorption material," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CFF5.
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