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  • Vol. 75, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2008
  • pp: 809–812

Low-threshold nonlinear-optical response of photochromic glasses with copper chloride nanocrystals

N. V. Nikonorov, A. I. Sidorov, V. A. Tsekhomski, and O. P. Vinogradova  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 75, Issue 12, pp. 809-812 (2008)

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This paper presents the results of an experimental investigation of the nonlinear-optical response of photochromic silicate glasses with copper chloride nanocrystals in the visible region for nano- and picosecond laser pulses. It is shown that an optical response appears when the energy density is 0.1-1nJ/cm2. The influence of preliminary heat treatment and the size and concentration of the nanocrystals on the characteristics of the optical response is studied.

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N. V. Nikonorov, A. I. Sidorov, V. A. Tsekhomski, and O. P. Vinogradova, "Low-threshold nonlinear-optical response of photochromic glasses with copper chloride nanocrystals," J. Opt. Technol. 75, 809-812 (2008)

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