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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 1996
  • pp: 1777–1779

Two-photon saturation in the band gap of a molecular quantum wire

William E. Torruellas, Brian L. Lawrence, George I. Stegeman, and Gregory Baker  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 21, pp. 1777-1779 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.001777


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Abstract

The saturation of the strongest two-photon band accessible with photon energies in the band gap of a one-dimensional π -electron conjugated molecular single crystal is observed with 200-fs pulses for optical intensities of the order of 2 GW/cm2.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: June 24, 1996
Published: November 1, 1996

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William E. Torruellas, Brian L. Lawrence, Gregory Baker, and George I. Stegeman, "Two-photon saturation in the band gap of a molecular quantum wire," Opt. Lett. 21, 1777-1779 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-21-1777


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