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Fabrication and nonlinear optical properties of mixed and layered colloidal particles
Author(s): Joseph K. McDonald; Kenneth LaiHing
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Paper Abstract

Mixed metal and metal-coated microparticles have been fabricated and their nonlinear optical properties examined. Degenerate four-wave mixing experiments of the various particles have not shown any enhancement in the phase conjugate signal except for certain thinly coated gold microparticles. These particles had an enhancement up to a factor of ten but their phase conjugate signal was found to be dependent on four photons instead of the usual three. All of the other microparticles showed a normal three photon dependent phase conjugate signal.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1991
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1497, Nonlinear Optics and Materials, (1 September 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46794
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Joseph K. McDonald, U.S. Army Missile Command (United States)
Kenneth LaiHing, Oakwood College (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1497:
Nonlinear Optics and Materials
Cyrus D. Cantrell; Charles M. Bowden, Editor(s)

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