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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2007
  • pp: 1101–1104

Nonlinear absorption and optical limiting properties of carbon disulfide in a short-wavelength region

Zhi-Bo Liu, Yong-Liang Liu, Bin Zhang, Wen-Yuan Zhou, Jian-Guo Tian, Wei-Ping Zang, and Chun-Ping Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 5, pp. 1101-1104 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.24.001101


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Abstract

Nonlinear absorption of carbon disulfide ( CS 2 ) was studied in the wavelength region of 420 530 nm by using Z-scan method with nanosecond pulses. Large nonlinear absorption was found in the short-wavelength region ( 420 460 nm ) . The optical limiting properties of CS 2 were also studied, and results showed that CS 2 has good optical limiting capability in the 420 460 nm region. The mechanism of the nonlinear absorption was analyzed by the temporal profile of pulses going through CS 2 . The large nonlinear absorption is believed to arise from a combination of two-photon absorption and the excited-state absorption induced by two-photon absorption.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4180) Nonlinear optics : Multiphoton processes
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(190.4710) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities in organic materials

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 29, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: January 11, 2007
Published: April 17, 2007

Citation
Zhi-Bo Liu, Yong-Liang Liu, Bin Zhang, Wen-Yuan Zhou, Jian-Guo Tian, Wei-Ping Zang, and Chun-Ping Zhang, "Nonlinear absorption and optical limiting properties of carbon disulfide in a short-wavelength region," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 1101-1104 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-24-5-1101


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