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One- and two-photon absorption and emission properties of heteroaromatic bichromophores
Author(s): Alessandro Abbotto; Luca Bellotto; Renato Bozio; Camilla Ferrante; Ilaria Fortunati; Eleonora Garbin; Chiara Marinzi; Anna Painelli; Cristina Sissa; Francesca Terenziani
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Paper Abstract

We present the design, synthesis, and characterization of a class of heteroaromatic bichromophores in order to investigate intermolecular interactions and their effect on optical and nonlinear optical properties. As a design strategy we have linked two dipolar or quadrupolar units through a non-conjugated alkyl chain. The two units are connected either through their donor or their acceptor end-groups. This study represents a first step towards the design of bi- and multichromophoric systems with optimized NLO responses in order to exploit collective and cooperative effects from interchromophore interactions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 April 2008
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6999, Organic Optoelectronics and Photonics III, 69990K (16 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.783273
Show Author Affiliations
Alessandro Abbotto, Univ. of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)
Luca Bellotto, Univ. of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)
Renato Bozio, Univ. of Padova (Italy)
Camilla Ferrante, Univ. of Padova (Italy)
Ilaria Fortunati, Univ. of Padova (Italy)
Eleonora Garbin, Univ. of Padova (Italy)
Chiara Marinzi, Univ. of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)
Anna Painelli, Univ. of Parma (Italy)
Cristina Sissa, Univ. of Parma (Italy)
Francesca Terenziani, Univ. of Parma (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6999:
Organic Optoelectronics and Photonics III
Paul L. Heremans; Michele Muccini; Eric A. Meulenkamp, Editor(s)

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