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Surface structure enhanced second harmonic generation in organic nanofibers
Author(s): Jacek Fiutowski; Christian Maibohm; Oksana Kostiucenko; Andreas Osadnik; Arne Lützen; Horst-Günter Rubahn
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Paper Abstract

Second-harmonic generation upon femto-second laser irradiation of nonlinearly optically active nanofibers grown from nonsymmetrically functionalized para-quarterphenylene (CNHP4) molecules is investigated. Following growth on mica templates, the nanofibers have been transferred onto lithography-defined regular arrays of gold square nanostructures. These nanostructure arrays induce local field enhancement, which significantly lowers the threshold for second harmonic generation in the nanofibers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 2012
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8424, Nanophotonics IV, 84242H (1 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.922109
Show Author Affiliations
Jacek Fiutowski, Univ. of Southern Denmark (Denmark)
Christian Maibohm, Univ. of Southern Denmark (Denmark)
Oksana Kostiucenko, Univ. of Southern Denmark (Denmark)
Andreas Osadnik, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Univ. Bonn (Germany)
Arne Lützen, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Univ. Bonn (Germany)
Horst-Günter Rubahn, Univ. of Southern Denmark (Denmark)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8424:
Nanophotonics IV
David L. Andrews; Jean-Michel Nunzi; Andreas Ostendorf, Editor(s)

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