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Nonlinear properties of oriented purple membrane films derived from second-harmonic generation under picosecond excitation: prospect of electro-optical measurements of ultrafast photoelectric respon
Author(s): A. V. Sharkov; Tomas Gillbro
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Paper Abstract

Nonlinear optical properties of oriented purple membrane films (OPMF) were investigated by second harmonic generation from picosecond pulses at 860 nm. A second order nonlinear optical coefficient dejj 1. 05 W109 esu was observed. We propose the use of this nonlinearity for measurement of ultrafast photoelectric response in OPMF after the excitation of bacteriorhodopsin by ultrashort light pulses. 1.

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Date Published: 1 May 1991
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1403, Laser Applications in Life Sciences, (1 May 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.57317
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A. V. Sharkov, P. N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
Tomas Gillbro, Univ. of Umea (Sweden)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1403:
Laser Applications in Life Sciences

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