8 March 1989 Linear And Nonlinear Optical Properties Of 2-Cyclooctylamino-5-Nitropyridine (COANP)
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Proceedings Volume 1017, Nonlinear Optical Materials; (1989) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.949980
Event: 1988 International Congress on Optical Science and Engineering, 1988, Hamburg, Germany
Abstract
The optical and nonlinear optical properties of 2-cyclooctylamino-5-nitropyridine (COANP) have been investigated. The refractive indices exhibit strong dispersion and a high birefringence (0.15 - 0.3) in the visible. The three main refractive indices at λ = 550nm are na = 1.670, nb= 1.875 and nc= 1.683. Calculations carried out show interesting critical (frequency-doubling of λ = 1064 nm (Nd:YAG laser)) and noncritical phase-matching properties. The nonlinear optical susceptibilities d32 = (32±16) pm/V and d33 = (13.7±2) pm/V were measured.
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Ch. Bosshard, Ch. Bosshard, K. Sutter, K. Sutter, P. Gunter, P. Gunter, G. Chapuis, G. Chapuis, R. J. Twieg, R. J. Twieg, D. Dobrowolsky, D. Dobrowolsky, } "Linear And Nonlinear Optical Properties Of 2-Cyclooctylamino-5-Nitropyridine (COANP)", Proc. SPIE 1017, Nonlinear Optical Materials, (8 March 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.949980; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.949980
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