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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 5 — Mar. 6, 2006
  • pp: 1850–1855

Femtosecond time-resolved saturation dynamics of BDN-doped polycarbonate

Miklós Lenner and Christian Spielmann  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 5, pp. 1850-1855 (2006)

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In this paper we report on optical pump-probe measurements on BDN-doped polycarbonate irradiated with laser pulses ranging from 25fs to 1.2ps in duration and up to fluences of 0.1 J/cm2 at 800nm wavelength. Transient change of the transmission has been measured as a function of pump-probe delay and pump fluence. Pulse duration dependent channels of saturation have been identified and the ground state repopulation (GSR) time has been determined.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties
(160.4890) Materials : Organic materials
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers
(190.4710) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities in organic materials
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

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Original Manuscript: February 3, 2006
Revised Manuscript: February 22, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: February 23, 2006
Published: March 6, 2006

Miklós Lenner and Christian Spielmann, "Femtosecond time-resolved saturation dynamics of BDN-doped polycarbonate," Opt. Express 14, 1850-1855 (2006)

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