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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 25, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2008
  • pp: 325–333

Low- and high-order nonlinear optical properties of Ba Ti O 3 and Sr Ti O 3 nanoparticles

R. A. Ganeev, M. Suzuki, M. Baba, M. Ichihara, and H. Kuroda  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 25, Issue 3, pp. 325-333 (2008)

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We present the studies of the third- and higher-order nonlinear optical processes in barium titanate ( Ba Ti O 3 ) and strontium titanate ( Sr Ti O 3 ) nanoparticles. We measured the nonlinear refractive indices and nonlinear absorption coefficients of the Ba Ti O 3 and Sr Ti O 3 nanoparticles dissolved in ethylene glycol using the 790 nm fs and ps pulses. The high-order harmonic generation up to the 39th order was achieved in the Ba Ti O 3 and Sr Ti O 3 nanoparticles-contained plumes when the femtosecond radiation propagated through the preformed plasma. The 1 × 10 6 and 4 × 10 6 high-order harmonic efficiencies at the plateau region were achieved in the cases of the Ba Ti O 3 and Sr Ti O 3 nanoparticles-contained plasmas.

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OCIS Codes
(190.3970) Nonlinear optics : Microparticle nonlinear optics
(190.4160) Nonlinear optics : Multiharmonic generation

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: October 16, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 13, 2007
Published: February 13, 2008

R. A. Ganeev, M. Suzuki, M. Baba, M. Ichihara, and H. Kuroda, "Low- and high-order nonlinear optical properties of BaTiO3 and SrTiO3 nanoparticles," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 325-333 (2008)

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