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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 18 — Jun. 20, 2013
  • pp: 4123–4130

Size effect on the optical limiting in suspensions of detonation nanodiamond clusters

Viatcheslav Vanyukov, Tatyana Mogileva, Gennady Mikheev, Aleksey Puzir, Vladimir Bondar, and Yuri Svirko  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 18, pp. 4123-4130 (2013)

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We report on the optical limiting (OL) in stable aqueous suspensions of detonation nanodiamond (ND) clusters with average size of 50, 110, and 320 nm. The nanosecond Z-scan measurements at wavelength of 532 nm revealed that the larger the cluster size, the better the OL performance and the higher the ray stability of the ND suspension. Our analysis showed that the nonlinear scattering and the nonlinear absorption are the dominant mechanisms of OL in aqueous ND suspensions.

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(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials

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Original Manuscript: February 26, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 10, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 14, 2013
Published: June 12, 2013

Viatcheslav Vanyukov, Tatyana Mogileva, Gennady Mikheev, Aleksey Puzir, Vladimir Bondar, and Yuri Svirko, "Size effect on the optical limiting in suspensions of detonation nanodiamond clusters," Appl. Opt. 52, 4123-4130 (2013)

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