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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2009
  • pp: 2513–2515

Method with a phase object for measurement of optical nonlinearities

Junyi Yang, Xueru Zhang, Yuxiao Wang, Min Shui, Changwei Li, Xiao Jin, and Yinglin Song  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 16, pp. 2513-2515 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.002513


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Abstract

A new and simple technique is presented to investigate nonlinear optical properties. In this technique, a phase object is introduced into the measurement system. Both the nonlinear absorption coefficient and nonlinear refraction index can be determined conveniently by measuring the transmittance of the sample. The optical nonlinearities of the ZnSe are investigated by using this technique with 19 ps pulses at 532 nm wavelength as a test.

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OCIS Codes
(050.5080) Diffraction and gratings : Phase shift
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 7, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 15, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: July 21, 2009
Published: August 14, 2009

Citation
Junyi Yang, Xueru Zhang, Yuxiao Wang, Min Shui, Changwei Li, Xiao Jin, and Yinglin Song, "Method with a phase object for measurement of optical nonlinearities," Opt. Lett. 34, 2513-2515 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-16-2513


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