Two-beam coupling is used to determine higher-order nonlinearities of several glasses with a range of absorption edges. We observe evidence of fifth-order and present the first observation of seventh-order susceptibilities in glasses.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
Y. Chen, K. Beckwitt, and F. W. Wise, "Measurement of fifth- and seventh-order susceptibilities of glasses using two-beam coupling," 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 CThP1.
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