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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 17 — Aug. 16, 2010
  • pp: 17666–17671

Nonlinear optical properties of phenoxy-phthalocyanines at 800nm with femtosecond pulse excitation

Lei Ma, Yundong Zhang, and Ping Yuan  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 17, pp. 17666-17671 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.017666


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Abstract

We investigated nonlinear optical properties of Phenoxy-phthalocyanine (Pc1) and Phenoxy-phthalocyanine-Zinc(II) (Pc2) at a wavelength of 800 nm with 100 fs pulses .The nonlinear absorption coefficient (α) and nonlinear refractive index (n2) are measured using standard Z-scan technique. Open aperture Z-scan indicates strong three-photon absorption in both phthalocyanines. With good solubility and excellent nonlinear optical coefficient,the samples are expected to be a potential candidate for optical applications.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 9, 2010
Revised Manuscript: July 22, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: July 25, 2010
Published: August 2, 2010

Citation
Lei Ma, Yundong Zhang, and Ping Yuan, "Nonlinear optical properties of phenoxy-phthalocyanines at 800nm with femtosecond pulse excitation," Opt. Express 18, 17666-17671 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-17-17666


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