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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1981
  • pp: 581–583

Measurement of electronic optical Kerr coefficients

P. W. Smith, W. J. Tomlinson, D. J. Eilenberger, and P. J. Maloney  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 6, Issue 12, pp. 581-583 (1981)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.6.000581


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Abstract

We describe a degenerate four-wave mixing technique for measuring optical Kerr coefficients. This technique permits discrimination between fast and slow (thermal) nonlinearities. We report results for a number of long-chain organic materials.

© 1981 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: September 11, 1981
Published: December 1, 1981

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P. W. Smith, W. J. Tomlinson, D. J. Eilenberger, and P. J. Maloney, "Measurement of electronic optical Kerr coefficients," Opt. Lett. 6, 581-583 (1981)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-6-12-581

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