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Second-order and third-order processes as diagnostic tools for the analysis of organic polymers: an overview
Author(s): Gerd Marowsky; G. Luepke
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Paper Abstract

We have studied the various nonlinear optical processes that can be described in terms of a third-rank (chi) (2)-tensor or a fourth-rank (chi) (3)-tensor: signals of frequency 2(omega) as in second-harmonic generation due to (chi) (2), and signals of frequency (omega) , 2(omega) , 3(omega) due to (chi) (3). (chi) (3)-type difference-frequency generation is also discussed. Structural information is derived in all frequency domains by analysis of the elements of the respective orientation dependent susceptibility tensor.

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Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1560, Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials IV, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50729
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Gerd Marowsky, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Biophysikalische Chemie (Germany)
G. Luepke, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Biophysikalische Chemie (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1560:
Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials IV
Kenneth D. Singer, Editor(s)

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