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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 1994
  • pp: 871–873

Nonlinear-optical studies of molybdenum metal organics

T. Zhai, C. M. Lawson, G. E. Burgess, M. L. Lewis, D. C. Gale, and G. M. Gray  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 12, pp. 871-873 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.19.000871


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Abstract

We have measured the third-order susceptibility, χ(3), versus concentration for a number of molybdenum-based metal-organic complexes in solution, using independent degenerate four-wave mixing and Z-scan techniques. Good agreement was obtained between the degenerate four-wave mixing and Z-scan measurements. The variation of χ(3) with concentration yielded the second-order hyperpolarizability γ. A close correlation was observed between the number of delocalized π electrons and the magnitude of γ.

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History
Original Manuscript: January 3, 1994
Published: June 15, 1994

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T. Zhai, D. C. Gale, G. M. Gray, C. M. Lawson, G. E. Burgess, and M. L. Lewis, "Nonlinear-optical studies of molybdenum metal organics," Opt. Lett. 19, 871-873 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-19-12-871


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