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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 26 — Dec. 20, 2010
  • pp: 27387–27403

Solvent effect induced solute damage in an organic inner salt

Min Shui, Xiao Jin, Zhongguo Li, Junyi Yang, Guang Shi, Xueru Zhang, Yuxiao Wang, Kun Yang, Tai-huei Wei, and Yinglin Song  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 26, pp. 27387-27403 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.027387


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Abstract

Nonlinear absorption of a newly synthesized organic inner salt Ge-150 dissolved in four different solvents (DMF, DMSO, acetonitrile and acetone) is investigated by the Z-scan technique with both nanosecond and picosecond pulses. When pulse energy surpasses a threshold and pulse-to-pulse separation is shorter than a characteristic time, all the four solutions show absorption weakening induced by cross-pulse effects in the picosecond regime. However, only two of them (Ge-150 dissolved in DMF and DMSO) show this weakening in the nanosecond regime. By conducting a simple verification experiment, we verify this absorption weakening is induced by solute damage related to solvent effect rather than solute migration. A simple theoretical model is proposed to interpret the experimental phenomenon.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4890) Materials : Organic materials
(190.4710) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities in organic materials
(350.1820) Other areas of optics : Damage

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 14, 2010
Revised Manuscript: November 20, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: December 5, 2010
Published: December 14, 2010

Citation
Min Shui, Xiao Jin, Zhongguo Li, Junyi Yang, Guang Shi, Xueru Zhang, Yuxiao Wang, Kun Yang, Tai-huei Wei, and Yinglin Song, "Solvent effect induced solute damage in an organic inner salt," Opt. Express 18, 27387-27403 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-26-27387


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