Intense femtosecond optical pulses are used to discriminate temporally among the different processes involved in the tnird-order-induced polarization. The tensor elements deduced from the instantaneous measured components are compared with previous frequency-domain experimental results.
© 1985 Optical Society of America
J. Etchepare, G. Grillon, I. Thomazeau, A. Migus, and A. Antonetti, "Third-order electronic susceptibilities of liquids measured by femtosecond kinetics of optical Kerr effect," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 2, 649-653 (1985)