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Dispersion of X(3)(-3w;w,w,w) in C60: correlation between linear and nonlinear properties
Author(s): Jeffrey S. Meth; Herman A. Vanherzeele; Ying Wang
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Paper Abstract

We report the (chi) (3)(-3(omega) ;(omega) ,(omega) ,(omega) ) of a thin film of polycrystalline C60 on glass measured by third harmonic generation (THG) over the fundamental energy range of 0.52 - 1.18 eV. The dispersion clearly shows a three-photon resonance at $HBAR(omega) equals 0.94 eV, whose third harmonic energy corresponds to the dipole allowed transition at 2.8 eV in the solid C60. We use perturbation theory to model the linear absorption spectrum and the nonlinear spectrum, and achieve consistent values for the fitting parameters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 July 1993
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1852, Nonlinear Optical Properties of Advanced Materials, (23 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.148446
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Jeffrey S. Meth, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. (United States)
Herman A. Vanherzeele, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. (Belgium)
Ying Wang, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1852:
Nonlinear Optical Properties of Advanced Materials
Shahab Etemad, Editor(s)

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