Intense femtosecond optical pulses are used to discriminate temporally among the different processes involved in the third-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
Original Manuscript: September 26, 1984
Manuscript Accepted: December 31, 1984
Published: April 1, 1985
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)