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Nonresonant EFISH And THG Studies Of Nonlinear Optical Property And Molecular Structure Relations Of Benzene, Stilbene, And Other Arene Derivatives.
Author(s): L. T. Cheng; W. Tam; G. R. Meredith; G. L. J. A. Rikken; E. W. Meijer
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Paper Abstract

We report D. C. electric field induced second harmonic generation (EFISH) and third harmonic generation (THG) measurement results on the intrinsic molecular hyperpolarizabilities of benzenes, stilbenes, and other arene derivatives. Structure-property relations, as revealed by a comprehensive set of systematic measurements, are discussed. Issues concerning donor-acceptor strength; charge-transfer; transparency trade-off; conjugation planarity, length, and aromaticity; and heteroatom and side-group substitution effects are included.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 January 1990
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1147, Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials II, (15 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.962108
Show Author Affiliations
L. T. Cheng, E.I.Du Pont De Nemours & Co (United States)
W. Tam, E.I.Du Pont De Nemours & Co (United States)
G. R. Meredith, E.I.Du Pont De Nemours & Co (United States)
G. L. J. A. Rikken, Philips Research Laboratories (Netherlands)
E. W. Meijer, Philips Research Laboratories (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1147:
Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials II
Garo Khanarian, Editor(s)

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