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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 6 — Mar. 17, 2008
  • pp: 4029–4047

Two-photon absorption standards in the 550–1600 nm excitation wavelength range

Nikolay S. Makarov, Mikhail Drobizhev, and Aleksander Rebane  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 6, pp. 4029-4047 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.004029


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Abstract

We present absolute two-photon absorption (2PA) spectra of 15 commercial organic dyes covering an extended range of excitation wavelengths, 550–1600 nm. The 2PA is measured with an estimated accuracy ±10% using a femtosecond fluorescence excitation method. The data are corrected for the variations of the pulse duration and the beam profile with the excitation wavelength, and are applicable as reference standards for 2PA measurements.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(300.6410) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, multiphoton

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 8, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 15, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 4, 2008
Published: March 11, 2008

Citation
Nikolay S. Makarov, Mikhail Drobizhev, and Aleksander Rebane, "Two-photon absorption standards in the 550-1600 nm excitation wavelength range," Opt. Express 16, 4029-4047 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-6-4029


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