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Linear And Nonlinear Optical Properties Of Y-type Langmuir-Blodgett Films Of 2-Docosylamino-5-Nitropyridine
Author(s): Ch. Bosshard; G. Decher; B. Tieke; P. Gunter
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Paper Abstract

Measurements of optical second-harmonic generation from well ordered Y-type Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) multilayers of 2-docosylamino-5-nitropyridine (DCANP) are reported. The layers have a good optical quality over the whole film area. They are transparent in the visible and the near infrared. The birefringence and nonlinear optical susceptibilities have been investigated. The anisotropy of the second-harmonic efficiency indicates that the chromophores are aligned along the dipping direction.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 March 1989
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1017, Nonlinear Optical Materials, (8 March 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.949968
Show Author Affiliations
Ch. Bosshard, Institute of Quantum Electronics (Switzerland)
G. Decher, Ciba Geigv AG (Switzerland)
B. Tieke, Ciba Geigv AG (Switzerland)
P. Gunter, Institute of Quantum Electronics (Switzerland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1017:
Nonlinear Optical Materials
Gerald Roosen, Editor(s)

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