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Optical nonlinearities in diamond
Author(s): Mansoor Sheik-Bahae; Richard John DeSalvo; Ali A. Said; David J. Hagan; M. J. Soileau; Eric W. Van Stryland
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Paper Abstract

We have measured n2 and two-photon absorption coefficients in type IIa diamond at (lambda) equals 1064, 532, 355, and 266 nm using Z-scan technique and picosecond pulses from a modelocked Nd:YAG laser. The observed despersion is compared to the two-band theory of semiconductors.

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Date Published: 14 July 1995
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2428, Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 1994, (14 July 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.213706
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Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, Univ. of New Mexicoa (United States)
Richard John DeSalvo, Harris Corp. (United States)
Ali A. Said, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
David J. Hagan, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
M. J. Soileau, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
Eric W. Van Stryland, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2428:
Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 1994
Harold E. Bennett; Arthur H. Guenther; Mark R. Kozlowski; Brian Emerson Newnam; M. J. Soileau, Editor(s)

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