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Cubic nonlinear optical effects in deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) based materials containing chromophores
Author(s): Marek Samoc; Anna Samoc; Andrzej Miniewicz; Przemyslaw P. Markowicz; Paras N. Prasad; James G. Grote
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Paper Abstract

Third-order nonlinear optical properties were investigated for the system incorporating the Disperse Red 1 dye and the deoxyribonucleic acid - cetyltrimethylammonium complex (DNA-CTMA). The interaction of the dye with the DNA chains does not lead to major changes of the nonlinear optical effects due to the DR1 dye. Polarization dependences of the nonlinear absorption in this system reveal, however, some indications that the interactions may lead to ordering of the dye molecules against the DNA chains.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 September 2007
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6646, Nanobiotronics, 66460A (6 September 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.736587
Show Author Affiliations
Marek Samoc, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
SUNY at Buffalo (United States)
Anna Samoc, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
Andrzej Miniewicz, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
Wroclaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Przemyslaw P. Markowicz, SUNY at Buffalo (United States)
Paras N. Prasad, SUNY at Buffalo (United States)
James G. Grote, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6646:
Nanobiotronics
Emily M. Heckman; Thokchom B. Singh; Junichi Yoshida, Editor(s)

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