30 August 2005 Why experimental hyperpolarizabilities fall short of the fundamental limits and new approaches for breaking this barrier
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Sum rules have been shown to impose a fundamental limit on the of nonlinear-optical susceptibility. All of the measured values of the hyperpolarizability and second hyperpolarizability over the last 25+ years, be it on- or off-resonance, fall a factor of 103/2 below these limits. Not only is this result scientifically puzzling on a fundamental level; but, has implications on the kinds of practical devices that can be made. In this work, we discuss molecular engineering techniques that aim to break this bottleneck.
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Mark G. Kuzyk, Mark G. Kuzyk, Kakali Tripathi, Kakali Tripathi, Koen Clays, Koen Clays, Javier Perez-Moreno, Javier Perez-Moreno, Inge Asselberghs, Inge Asselberghs, Yuxia Zhao, Yuxia Zhao, Kai Song, Kai Song, Janka Matrai, Janka Matrai, Marc De Maeyer, Marc De Maeyer, Benjamin Coe, Benjamin Coe, Anne Myers Kelley, Anne Myers Kelley, Hachiroy Nakanishi, Hachiroy Nakanishi, Oh-Kil Kim, Oh-Kil Kim, } "Why experimental hyperpolarizabilities fall short of the fundamental limits and new approaches for breaking this barrier", Proc. SPIE 5935, Linear and Nonlinear Optics of Organic Materials V, 593507 (30 August 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.615807; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.615807
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