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Photo-upconverted emission and optical limiting in fullerene complex-doped sol-gel films
Author(s): Kai Dou; Edward T. Knobbe; Joshua Y. Du
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Paper Abstract

Photoupconverted emission and wavelength-dependent optical limiting and non linearity have been reported in fullerene C60 and its complex C60[W(CO)3diphos] toluene solutions and sol gel films. Up converted emission indicates the absorption and emission from upper-lying excited states. Significant improvement of optical limiting performance in C60[W(CO)3diphos] compared to C60 has been achieved in a wide spectral range. Optical non linearity increases with the increment of wavelength.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 2000
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3943, Sol-Gel Optics V, (2 May 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.384337
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Kai Dou, Oklahoma State Univ. (United States)
Edward T. Knobbe, Oklahoma State Univ. (United States)
Joshua Y. Du, Chemat Technologies Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3943:
Sol-Gel Optics V
Bruce S. Dunn; Edward J. A. Pope; Helmut K. Schmidt; Masayuki Yamane, Editor(s)

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