Small conjugated molecules with donor-acceptor substitution have record breaking third-order polarizabilities and form homogenous organic films with high optical quality that are ideal for integrated nonlinear optics and for incorporating with nanostructured substrates.
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(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4710) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities in organic materials
(130.5460) Integrated optics : Polymer waveguides
M. L. Scimeca, B. Breiten, F. Diederich, and I. Biaggio, "Vapor Deposited Small Molecule Materials for Integrated Nonlinear Optics," in Advanced Photonics & Renewable Energy, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper NME38.
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