We measured the two-photon absorption cross-section of Lucirin TPO-L and fabricated complex microstructures using it in acrylate resin. Using quantum chemistry calculations, we relate the nonlinear optical properties of the photoinitiator to its molecular structure.
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(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4710) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities in organic materials
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
C. R. Mendonca, D. S. Correa, T. Baldacchini, P. Tayalia, and E. Mazur, "A Novel Photoinitiator for Microfabrication via Two-photon Polymerization," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CThQ5.
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