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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 9 — Apr. 27, 2009
  • pp: 7110–7116

Time-resolved pump-probe technology with phase object for measurements of optical nonlinearities

Junyi Yang, Yinglin Song, Yuxiao Wang, Changwei Li, Xiao Jin, and Min Shui  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 9, pp. 7110-7116 (2009)

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A new time-resolved pump-probe system with phase object, which is based on the PO Z-scan technique and the standard pump-probe system, is presented. This new method can simultaneously investigate the dynamic of nonlinear absorption and refraction conveniently. On the other hand, both degenerate and nondegenerate pump and probe beams in any polarization states can be used in this system. The nonlinear optical properties of tetrasulfonated copper phthalocyanine dissolved in dimethyl sulfoxide solution are investigated by using this system.

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OCIS Codes
(050.5080) Diffraction and gratings : Phase shift
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: March 5, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 9, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 13, 2009
Published: April 14, 2009

Junyi Yang, Yinglin Song, Yuxiao Wang, Changwei Li, Xiao Jin, and Min Shui, "Time-resolved pump-probe technology with phase object for measurements of optical nonlinearities," Opt. Express 17, 7110-7116 (2009)

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