3 May 1988 Infrared Nonlinear Optical Materials Based On Molecular Photoisomerization
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Proceedings Volume 0878, Multifunctional Materials; (1988) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.943957
Event: 1988 Los Angeles Symposium: O-E/LASE '88, 1988, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
A class of organic molecules which will photoisomerize when irradiated into resonances in the 2.7-3.4 micron region is described. These are single photon reactions which can have a high quantum efficiency and which can lead to optical nonlinearities. The optical properties of host-guest materials containing such photoisomerizable compounds are discussed.
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James S. Shirk, "Infrared Nonlinear Optical Materials Based On Molecular Photoisomerization", Proc. SPIE 0878, Multifunctional Materials, (3 May 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.943957; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.943957
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