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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 27 — Sep. 20, 1990
  • pp: 3921–3926

Enhancement of the nonlinear optical properties of fluorescin doped boric-acid glass through cooling

Wayne R. Tompkin, Michelle S. Malcuit, and Robert W. Boyd  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 27, pp. 3921-3926 (1990)

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We examine, both theoretically and experimentally, the temperature dependence of the nonlinear optical response of fluorescein doped boric-acid glass. The third-order nonlinear susceptibility is increased by an order of magnitude over its room temperature value to greater than 10 esu by cooling the sample to a temperature below 200 K.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 5, 1990
Published: September 20, 1990

Wayne R. Tompkin, Michelle S. Malcuit, and Robert W. Boyd, "Enhancement of the nonlinear optical properties of fluorescin doped boric-acid glass through cooling," Appl. Opt. 29, 3921-3926 (1990)

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