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Absorption, Reflection And Second-Harmonic Generation Study Of Langmuir-Blodgett Films Of A Hemicyanine Dye
Author(s): P. Winant; A. Scheelen; A. Persoons
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Paper Abstract

Second Harmonic Generation of a new hemicyanine dye was measured. The LB-films were either pure dye-monolayers or mixed dye-arachidic acid films. An increase of SHG was observed with a decrease in dye concentration in the mixed films. For multilayer films a subquadratic increase in SH-intensity with the number of dye layers was observed. Aggregation and orientation of the dye molecule in the monolayers and films were studied by reflection and absorption spectroscopy.

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Date Published: 22 December 1989
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1127, Nonlinear Optical Materials II, (22 December 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.961411
Show Author Affiliations
P. Winant, University of Leuven (Belgium)
A. Scheelen, University of Leuven (Belgium)
A. Persoons, University of Leuven (Belgium)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1127:
Nonlinear Optical Materials II

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