We show that, as the conjugation length of poly(p-phenylenevinylene) increases, the ratio of its two-photon absorption coefficient to third-order nonlinearity at 800 nm decreases, rendering the material suitable for all-optical switching.
© 1995 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: January 12, 1995
Published: June 1, 1995
A. Samoc, M. Samoc, M. Woodruff, and B. Luther-Davies, "Tuning the properties of poly(p-phenylenevinylene) for use in all-optical switching," Opt. Lett. 20, 1241-1243 (1995)