1 August 2007 Z-Scan measurement of thermal optical nonlinearities
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Proceedings Volume 6785, ROMOPTO 2006: Eighth Conference on Optics; 67851F (2007) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.757946
Event: ROMOPTO 2006: Eighth Conference on Optics, 2006, Sibiu, Romania
Abstract
The thermal third order nonlinearity of a neutral density glass is measured using the Z-Scan method. The measurements are performed using two different laser configurations: a continuous wave laser at 532 nm and a femtosecond laser at 1060 nm. The measurements are used to determine the nonlinear refractive index, n2 and the thermo-optical coefficien dn/dt of the samples. The measurements in the two different laser configurations are in good agreement with the existing theory models.
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I. Dancus, I. Dancus, A. Petris, A. Petris, Petronela Doia, Petronela Doia, E. Fazio, E. Fazio, V. I. Vlad, V. I. Vlad, } "Z-Scan measurement of thermal optical nonlinearities", Proc. SPIE 6785, ROMOPTO 2006: Eighth Conference on Optics, 67851F (1 August 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.757946; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.757946
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