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Nonlinear optical studies of an organo-metallic complex by Z-scan technique
Author(s): Jing Sun; Quan Ren; Xinqiang Wang; Wenfeng Guo; Xiangbing Sun; Dong Xu
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Paper Abstract

The nonlinear optical properties of an organo-metallic compound, tetrabutylammonium bis(2-thioxo-1,3-dithiole-4,5-dithiolato)aurum, abbreviated as BuAu, are investigated by Z-scan technique with 28 ps pulse width at 532 nm. Strong reverse saturable absorption has been found, the effective excited-state absorption cross section is obtained as σeff = 1.818×10-17 cm2. The material also shows self-defocus and the nonlinear optical refractive index is measured as n2 = -1.341×10-12 esu with the concentration of 2×10-3 mol/L. All the results suggest that this material has potential application as optical devices.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 January 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6839, Nonlinear Optics: Technologies and Applications, 68390I (4 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.754963
Show Author Affiliations
Jing Sun, Shandong Univ. (China)
Quan Ren, Shandong Univ. (China)
Xinqiang Wang, Shandong Univ. (China)
Wenfeng Guo, Shandong Univ. (China)
Xiangbing Sun, Shandong Univ. (China)
Dong Xu, Shandong Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6839:
Nonlinear Optics: Technologies and Applications
Yiping Cui; Qihuang Gong; Yuen-Ron Shen, Editor(s)

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