To understand the effects of electron accepting bridges on the nonlinear absorption, we characterized both two-photon and excited-state absorption spectra of three cyanine dyes of increasing electron acceptor strength.
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(190.4710) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities in organic materials
S. Webster, J. Fu, O. V. Przhonska, L. A. Padilha, D. J. Hagan, E. W. Van Stryland, M. V. Bondar, Y. L. Slominsky, and A. D. Kachkovski, "Linear and Nonlinear Absorption Studies of Polymethine, Squaraine and Tetraone Dyes," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CThD5.
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