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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2002
  • pp: 1830–1838

Quadratic nonlinear optical coefficients of organic–inorganic crystal: 2-amino-5-nitropyridinium chloride

N. Horiuchi, F. Lefaucheux, A. Ibanez, D. Josse, and J. Zyss  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 19, Issue 8, pp. 1830-1838 (2002)

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The quadratic nonlinear optical efficiency of the 2-amino-5-nitropyridinium dihydrogen chloride crystal is studied. The quadratic coefficients are determined by second-harmonic generation as d11=9 pm/V and d12=8 pm/V. The effective coefficients are obtained as deff=5.1 pm/V for type I and deff=9.7 pm/V for type II. Following the gas-oriented model, the dimensions of the hyperpolarizability tensor bIJK of the 2-amino-5-nitropyridinium are examined. Considering the arrangement of the organic and inorganic entities in the unit cell, the failure of the two-dimensional model can be due to the local electric field induced by the Cl- anions.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4890) Materials : Organic materials
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4710) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities in organic materials

N. Horiuchi, F. Lefaucheux, A. Ibanez, D. Josse, and J. Zyss, "Quadratic nonlinear optical coefficients of organic-inorganic crystal: 2-amino-5-nitropyridinium chloride," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 1830-1838 (2002)

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