Cyanine dyes with exceptional third-order nonlinear optical figures-of-merit for all-optical switching

Joel M. Hales, Jonathan D. Matichak, Stephen Barlow, Shino Ohira, Kada Yesudas, Jean Luc Brédas, Seth R. Marder, Joseph W. Perry

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Abstract

A molecular design strategy that involves favorable control of one- and two-photon absorption resonances to produce exceptional nonlinear optical figures-of-merit for all-optical switching has been realized in a series of cyanines dyes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
Subtitle of host publication2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
StatePublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes
EventLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Publication series

NameLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010

Other

OtherLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Radiation

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