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Optical nonlinearity of liquid nanosuspensions: Kerr versus exponential model

Wright, E.M; Lee, Woei Ming (Steve); Dholakia, K; El-Ganainy, R.; Christodoulides, Demetrios N

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We report our experimental and theoretical progress towards elucidating the nonlinear optical response of nanosuspensions. To date, we have devised a fiber-optic variant of the Z-scan method to accurately measure the nonlinearity of liquid nanosuspensions. Furthermore, we shall show that the optical nonlinearity may be properly accounted theoretically by including both the virial coefficients for the soft-condensed matter system in addition to the exponential term, which does not account for...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/35255
Source: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
DOI: 10.1117/12.825865

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