21 December 1988 Linear And Nonlinear Optical Properties Of 2-(α-Methylbenzylamino)-5-Nitropyridine
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Abstract
The linear and nonlinear optical properties of 2-(α-methylbenzylamino)-5-nitropyridine (MBANP) have been investigated. The hyperpolarizability of MBANP molecule is as large as those of other para-nitroaniline-like molecules while the charge-transfer absorption band is appreciably shifted to shorter wavelengths. MBANP crystal has an absorption cut-off around 0.45μm. The nonlinear optical coefficient d22 of MBANP is 126 times larger than d11 of quartz and is 1.46 times larger than d33 of LiNb03.
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T. Kondo, N. Ogasawara, S. Umegaki, R. Ito, "Linear And Nonlinear Optical Properties Of 2-(α-Methylbenzylamino)-5-Nitropyridine", Proc. SPIE 0971, Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials, (21 December 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.948218; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.948218
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