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Diagnostics of third-order nonlinear materials by nonlinear coherent polarimetry based on vector two-wave mixing
Author(s): Victor B. Taranenko; Vladimir Yu. Bazhenov; Olga A. Kulikovskaya
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Paper Abstract

A novel sensitive and easy in operation technique based on nonlinear polarization transformation at nondegenerate in polarization two-wave-mixing interaction in a macroscopically isotropic nonlinear medium is analyzed theoretically and demonstrated experimentally for diagnostics of the third-order nonlinear response of materials on bacteriorhodopsin. The technique is shown to be an effective tool for obtaining information about the real and imaginary parts of the third-order nonlinear index and some other parameters of a nonlinear material.

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Date Published: 31 October 1994
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2113, Optical Diagnostics of Materials and Devices for Opto-, Micro-, and Quantum Electronics, (31 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.191982
Show Author Affiliations
Victor B. Taranenko, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)
Vladimir Yu. Bazhenov, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)
Olga A. Kulikovskaya, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2113:
Optical Diagnostics of Materials and Devices for Opto-, Micro-, and Quantum Electronics
Sergei V. Svechnikov; Mikhail Ya. Valakh, Editor(s)

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