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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 2 — Jan. 18, 2010
  • pp: 1349–1357

Nonlinear optical properties of nanocrystalline diamond

F. Trojánek, K. Žídek, B. Dzurňák, M. Kozák, and P. Malý  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 2, pp. 1349-1357 (2010)

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We report on investigation of nonlinear optical phenomena in nanocrystalline diamond prepared by microwave plasma enhanced chemical vapour deposition. We observed the upconverted photoluminescence, the second and the third harmonic generation and Z-scan signal. The value of the third order nonlinear susceptibility was estimated. Our results show that nonlinear optical properties of nanocrystalline diamond have many features of the bulk diamond affected to some extent by the presence of grain boundaries.

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OCIS Codes
(160.6000) Materials : Semiconductor materials
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: December 4, 2009
Revised Manuscript: January 5, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: January 5, 2010
Published: January 12, 2010

F. Trojánek, K. Žídek, B. Dzurňák, M. Kozák, and P. Malý, "Nonlinear optical properties of nanocrystalline diamond," Opt. Express 18, 1349-1357 (2010)

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