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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 1995
  • pp: 2186–2188

Ultrafast nonlinear response in PLZT thin films with ultrashort pulses

Cailong Bao and Jean-Claude Diels  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 20, Issue 21, pp. 2186-2188 (1995)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.20.002186


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Abstract

We have time resolved, for the first time to our knowledge, the field-induced second-harmonic generation in lead lanthanum zirconate titanate (PLZT) thin films. Ultrafast nonlinear properties of 35/0/100 PLZT thin films are investigated with a Ti:sapphire laser, which generates 200-fs laser pulses. The PLZT responds with a rise time of 10 ps to a step-function electric field derived from a fast photoconductive coplanar waveguide structure switch. The dispersion characteristics of the measurements are addressed.

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History
Original Manuscript: July 11, 1995
Published: November 1, 1995

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Cailong Bao and Jean-Claude Diels, "Ultrafast nonlinear response in PLZT thin films with ultrashort pulses," Opt. Lett. 20, 2186-2188 (1995)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-20-21-2186


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