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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 2005
  • pp: 3377–3379

Efficient multiphoton-absorption-induced luminescence in single-crystalline ZnO at room temperature

D. C. Dai, S. J. Xu, S. L. Shi, M. H. Xie, and C. M. Che  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 24, pp. 3377-3379 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.003377


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Abstract

At room temperature, multiphoton absorption- (MPA-) induced photoluminescence in ZnO strongly driven by a femtosecond (fs) near-infrared laser is studied. Two-photon absorption and three-photon absorption are proved to be responsible for the intense luminescence, when the wavelength of the fs excitation laser is above and below the half-bandgap of ZnO, respectively. Strong MPA absorption in ZnO is unambiguously evidenced by the interferometric autocorrelation measurements of the luminescence signal.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.5970) Nonlinear optics : Semiconductor nonlinear optics including MQW
(250.5230) Optoelectronics : Photoluminescence

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

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D. C. Dai, S. J. Xu, S. L. Shi, M. H. Xie, and C. M. Che, "Efficient multiphoton-absorption-induced luminescence in single-crystalline ZnO at room temperature," Opt. Lett. 30, 3377-3379 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-24-3377


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