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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2010
  • pp: 685–688

Measurement of third-order nonlinear optical susceptibility of synthetic diamonds

Jianxun Zhao, Gang Jia, Xiuhuan Liu, Zhanguo Chen, Jie Tang, and Shuang Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 8, Issue 7, pp. 685-688 (2010)


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Abstract

Diamonds are wide-gap semiconductors possessing excellent physical and chemical properties; thus, they are regarded as very appropriate materials for optoelectronic devices. Based on the Kerr effect, we introduce a simple and feasible method for measuring the third-order nonlinear optical susceptibility of synthetic diamonds. In the experiments, synthetic type I diamond samples and transverse electro-optic modulation systems are utilized. As for the laser with the wavelength of 650 nm, the third-order susceptibility and Kerr coefficient of the diamond samples are obtained at ?<sup>(3)</sup><sub>1212</sub>=2:17×10<sup>-23</sup> m<sup>2</sup>=V<sup>2</sup> and S<sub>44</sub>= 1.93×10<sup>-23</sup> m<sup>2</sup>=V<sup>2</sup>, respectively.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect

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Jianxun Zhao, Gang Jia, Xiuhuan Liu, Zhanguo Chen, Jie Tang, and Shuang Wang, "Measurement of third-order nonlinear optical susceptibility of synthetic diamonds," Chin. Opt. Lett. 8, 685-688 (2010)
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