We show that many-body effects in stabilized nano-suspensions can have a profound effect on their optical nonlinearity. The nonlinear properties of these colloids can range from polynomial to exponential depending on their composition and chemistry.
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R. El-Ganainy, D. Christodoulides, E. M. Wright, W. M. Lee, and K. Dholakia, "Optical Nonlinearity of a Colloidal “Non-Ideal Gas” of Nano-Suspensions," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper ITuC2.
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