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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 13 — Jun. 18, 2012
  • pp: 14596–14603

Three-photon-absorption-induced optical stabilization effects in a bifluorenylidene derivative

Junhui Liu and Yuanxu Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 13, pp. 14596-14603 (2012)

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A bifluorenylidene derivative with extended π-conjugated system has been designed and successfully synthesized. The compound displays strong three-photon absorption effect. The obtained three-photon absorption cross section is as high as 81.3 × 10−76 cm6s2. Distinguished 3PA-induced optical limiting and optical stabilization performances have been achieved. The on-axis transmitted intensity approached a constant even though the incident laser pulse fluctuation was 300%.

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

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: May 4, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 18, 2012
Published: June 15, 2012

Junhui Liu and Yuanxu Wang, "Three-photon-absorption-induced optical stabilization effects in a bifluorenylidene derivative," Opt. Express 20, 14596-14603 (2012)

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