Abstract

An organic thin film is successfully utilized as the second harmonic element in an autocorrelation measurement of ultrashort 200-fs optical pulses.

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  1. S. T. Kowel, L. Ye, Y. Zhang, L. M. Hayden, “Organic and Polymeric Thin Films for Nonlinear Optics,” Opt. Eng. 26, 107–112 (1987).
    [Crossref]
  2. K. D. Singer, J. E. Sohn, J. Lalama, “Second Harmonic Generation in Poled Polymer Films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 49, 248–250 (1986).
    [Crossref]
  3. D. S. Chemla, J. Zyss, “Quadratic Nonlinear Optics and Optimization of the Second Order Nonlinear Optical Response of Molecular Crystals,” in Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Molecules and Crystals, D. S. Chemla, J. Zyss, Eds. (Academic, Orlando, FL, 1987), Vol. 1, p. 3.
  4. A. Knoesen, M. A. Mortazavi, S. T. Kowel, B. G. Higgins, A. Dienes, “Corona-Onset Poling of Nonlinear Molecularly Doped Films,” in Technical Digest, Topical Meeting on Nonlinear Optical Properties of Materials (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1988), p. 244.
  5. M. A. Mortazavi, A. Knoesen, S. T. Kowel, B. G. Higgins, A. Dienes, “Second-Harmonic Generation and Absorption Studies of Polymer-Dye Films Oriented by Corona-Onset Poling at Elevated Temperature,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 733–741 (1989).
    [Crossref]
  6. K. D. Singer, M. G. Kuzyk, W. R. Holland, J. E. Sohn, S. J. Lalama, “Electro-Optic Phase Modulation and Optical Second Harmonic Generation in Corona-Poled Polymer Films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 53, 1800–1802 (1988).
    [Crossref]
  7. W. H. Glenn, “Second Harmonic Generation by Picosecond Optical Pulses,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron QE-5, 248–290 (1969).
  8. D. C. Edelstein, E. S. Wechman, L. K. Cheng, W. R. Bosenberg, C. L. Tang, “Femtosecond Ultraviolet Pulse Generation in β-BaB2O4,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 52, 2211–2213 (1988).
    [Crossref]
  9. C. V. Shank, R. L. Fork, R. Yen, R. H. Stolen, W. J. Tomlinson, “Compression of Femtosecond Optical Pulses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 761–763 (1982).
    [Crossref]
  10. R. J. Pressley, Ed., Handbook of Lasers (CRC Press, Cleveland, 1977), Chap. 18.
  11. Y. R. Shen, The Principles of Nonlinear Optics (Wiley, New York, 1984).
  12. T. F. Heinz, C. K. Chen, D. Ricard, Y. R. Shen, “Spectroscopy of Molecular Monolayers by Resonant Harmonic Generation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 48, 478–481 (1982).
    [Crossref]

1989 (1)

1988 (2)

K. D. Singer, M. G. Kuzyk, W. R. Holland, J. E. Sohn, S. J. Lalama, “Electro-Optic Phase Modulation and Optical Second Harmonic Generation in Corona-Poled Polymer Films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 53, 1800–1802 (1988).
[Crossref]

D. C. Edelstein, E. S. Wechman, L. K. Cheng, W. R. Bosenberg, C. L. Tang, “Femtosecond Ultraviolet Pulse Generation in β-BaB2O4,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 52, 2211–2213 (1988).
[Crossref]

1987 (1)

S. T. Kowel, L. Ye, Y. Zhang, L. M. Hayden, “Organic and Polymeric Thin Films for Nonlinear Optics,” Opt. Eng. 26, 107–112 (1987).
[Crossref]

1986 (1)

K. D. Singer, J. E. Sohn, J. Lalama, “Second Harmonic Generation in Poled Polymer Films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 49, 248–250 (1986).
[Crossref]

1982 (2)

C. V. Shank, R. L. Fork, R. Yen, R. H. Stolen, W. J. Tomlinson, “Compression of Femtosecond Optical Pulses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 761–763 (1982).
[Crossref]

T. F. Heinz, C. K. Chen, D. Ricard, Y. R. Shen, “Spectroscopy of Molecular Monolayers by Resonant Harmonic Generation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 48, 478–481 (1982).
[Crossref]

1969 (1)

W. H. Glenn, “Second Harmonic Generation by Picosecond Optical Pulses,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron QE-5, 248–290 (1969).

Bosenberg, W. R.

D. C. Edelstein, E. S. Wechman, L. K. Cheng, W. R. Bosenberg, C. L. Tang, “Femtosecond Ultraviolet Pulse Generation in β-BaB2O4,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 52, 2211–2213 (1988).
[Crossref]

Chemla, D. S.

D. S. Chemla, J. Zyss, “Quadratic Nonlinear Optics and Optimization of the Second Order Nonlinear Optical Response of Molecular Crystals,” in Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Molecules and Crystals, D. S. Chemla, J. Zyss, Eds. (Academic, Orlando, FL, 1987), Vol. 1, p. 3.

Chen, C. K.

T. F. Heinz, C. K. Chen, D. Ricard, Y. R. Shen, “Spectroscopy of Molecular Monolayers by Resonant Harmonic Generation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 48, 478–481 (1982).
[Crossref]

Cheng, L. K.

D. C. Edelstein, E. S. Wechman, L. K. Cheng, W. R. Bosenberg, C. L. Tang, “Femtosecond Ultraviolet Pulse Generation in β-BaB2O4,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 52, 2211–2213 (1988).
[Crossref]

Dienes, A.

M. A. Mortazavi, A. Knoesen, S. T. Kowel, B. G. Higgins, A. Dienes, “Second-Harmonic Generation and Absorption Studies of Polymer-Dye Films Oriented by Corona-Onset Poling at Elevated Temperature,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 733–741 (1989).
[Crossref]

A. Knoesen, M. A. Mortazavi, S. T. Kowel, B. G. Higgins, A. Dienes, “Corona-Onset Poling of Nonlinear Molecularly Doped Films,” in Technical Digest, Topical Meeting on Nonlinear Optical Properties of Materials (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1988), p. 244.

Edelstein, D. C.

D. C. Edelstein, E. S. Wechman, L. K. Cheng, W. R. Bosenberg, C. L. Tang, “Femtosecond Ultraviolet Pulse Generation in β-BaB2O4,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 52, 2211–2213 (1988).
[Crossref]

Fork, R. L.

C. V. Shank, R. L. Fork, R. Yen, R. H. Stolen, W. J. Tomlinson, “Compression of Femtosecond Optical Pulses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 761–763 (1982).
[Crossref]

Glenn, W. H.

W. H. Glenn, “Second Harmonic Generation by Picosecond Optical Pulses,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron QE-5, 248–290 (1969).

Hayden, L. M.

S. T. Kowel, L. Ye, Y. Zhang, L. M. Hayden, “Organic and Polymeric Thin Films for Nonlinear Optics,” Opt. Eng. 26, 107–112 (1987).
[Crossref]

Heinz, T. F.

T. F. Heinz, C. K. Chen, D. Ricard, Y. R. Shen, “Spectroscopy of Molecular Monolayers by Resonant Harmonic Generation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 48, 478–481 (1982).
[Crossref]

Higgins, B. G.

M. A. Mortazavi, A. Knoesen, S. T. Kowel, B. G. Higgins, A. Dienes, “Second-Harmonic Generation and Absorption Studies of Polymer-Dye Films Oriented by Corona-Onset Poling at Elevated Temperature,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 733–741 (1989).
[Crossref]

A. Knoesen, M. A. Mortazavi, S. T. Kowel, B. G. Higgins, A. Dienes, “Corona-Onset Poling of Nonlinear Molecularly Doped Films,” in Technical Digest, Topical Meeting on Nonlinear Optical Properties of Materials (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1988), p. 244.

Holland, W. R.

K. D. Singer, M. G. Kuzyk, W. R. Holland, J. E. Sohn, S. J. Lalama, “Electro-Optic Phase Modulation and Optical Second Harmonic Generation in Corona-Poled Polymer Films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 53, 1800–1802 (1988).
[Crossref]

Knoesen, A.

M. A. Mortazavi, A. Knoesen, S. T. Kowel, B. G. Higgins, A. Dienes, “Second-Harmonic Generation and Absorption Studies of Polymer-Dye Films Oriented by Corona-Onset Poling at Elevated Temperature,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 733–741 (1989).
[Crossref]

A. Knoesen, M. A. Mortazavi, S. T. Kowel, B. G. Higgins, A. Dienes, “Corona-Onset Poling of Nonlinear Molecularly Doped Films,” in Technical Digest, Topical Meeting on Nonlinear Optical Properties of Materials (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1988), p. 244.

Kowel, S. T.

M. A. Mortazavi, A. Knoesen, S. T. Kowel, B. G. Higgins, A. Dienes, “Second-Harmonic Generation and Absorption Studies of Polymer-Dye Films Oriented by Corona-Onset Poling at Elevated Temperature,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 733–741 (1989).
[Crossref]

S. T. Kowel, L. Ye, Y. Zhang, L. M. Hayden, “Organic and Polymeric Thin Films for Nonlinear Optics,” Opt. Eng. 26, 107–112 (1987).
[Crossref]

A. Knoesen, M. A. Mortazavi, S. T. Kowel, B. G. Higgins, A. Dienes, “Corona-Onset Poling of Nonlinear Molecularly Doped Films,” in Technical Digest, Topical Meeting on Nonlinear Optical Properties of Materials (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1988), p. 244.

Kuzyk, M. G.

K. D. Singer, M. G. Kuzyk, W. R. Holland, J. E. Sohn, S. J. Lalama, “Electro-Optic Phase Modulation and Optical Second Harmonic Generation in Corona-Poled Polymer Films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 53, 1800–1802 (1988).
[Crossref]

Lalama, J.

K. D. Singer, J. E. Sohn, J. Lalama, “Second Harmonic Generation in Poled Polymer Films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 49, 248–250 (1986).
[Crossref]

Lalama, S. J.

K. D. Singer, M. G. Kuzyk, W. R. Holland, J. E. Sohn, S. J. Lalama, “Electro-Optic Phase Modulation and Optical Second Harmonic Generation in Corona-Poled Polymer Films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 53, 1800–1802 (1988).
[Crossref]

Mortazavi, M. A.

M. A. Mortazavi, A. Knoesen, S. T. Kowel, B. G. Higgins, A. Dienes, “Second-Harmonic Generation and Absorption Studies of Polymer-Dye Films Oriented by Corona-Onset Poling at Elevated Temperature,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 733–741 (1989).
[Crossref]

A. Knoesen, M. A. Mortazavi, S. T. Kowel, B. G. Higgins, A. Dienes, “Corona-Onset Poling of Nonlinear Molecularly Doped Films,” in Technical Digest, Topical Meeting on Nonlinear Optical Properties of Materials (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1988), p. 244.

Ricard, D.

T. F. Heinz, C. K. Chen, D. Ricard, Y. R. Shen, “Spectroscopy of Molecular Monolayers by Resonant Harmonic Generation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 48, 478–481 (1982).
[Crossref]

Shank, C. V.

C. V. Shank, R. L. Fork, R. Yen, R. H. Stolen, W. J. Tomlinson, “Compression of Femtosecond Optical Pulses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 761–763 (1982).
[Crossref]

Shen, Y. R.

T. F. Heinz, C. K. Chen, D. Ricard, Y. R. Shen, “Spectroscopy of Molecular Monolayers by Resonant Harmonic Generation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 48, 478–481 (1982).
[Crossref]

Y. R. Shen, The Principles of Nonlinear Optics (Wiley, New York, 1984).

Singer, K. D.

K. D. Singer, M. G. Kuzyk, W. R. Holland, J. E. Sohn, S. J. Lalama, “Electro-Optic Phase Modulation and Optical Second Harmonic Generation in Corona-Poled Polymer Films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 53, 1800–1802 (1988).
[Crossref]

K. D. Singer, J. E. Sohn, J. Lalama, “Second Harmonic Generation in Poled Polymer Films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 49, 248–250 (1986).
[Crossref]

Sohn, J. E.

K. D. Singer, M. G. Kuzyk, W. R. Holland, J. E. Sohn, S. J. Lalama, “Electro-Optic Phase Modulation and Optical Second Harmonic Generation in Corona-Poled Polymer Films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 53, 1800–1802 (1988).
[Crossref]

K. D. Singer, J. E. Sohn, J. Lalama, “Second Harmonic Generation in Poled Polymer Films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 49, 248–250 (1986).
[Crossref]

Stolen, R. H.

C. V. Shank, R. L. Fork, R. Yen, R. H. Stolen, W. J. Tomlinson, “Compression of Femtosecond Optical Pulses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 761–763 (1982).
[Crossref]

Tang, C. L.

D. C. Edelstein, E. S. Wechman, L. K. Cheng, W. R. Bosenberg, C. L. Tang, “Femtosecond Ultraviolet Pulse Generation in β-BaB2O4,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 52, 2211–2213 (1988).
[Crossref]

Tomlinson, W. J.

C. V. Shank, R. L. Fork, R. Yen, R. H. Stolen, W. J. Tomlinson, “Compression of Femtosecond Optical Pulses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 761–763 (1982).
[Crossref]

Wechman, E. S.

D. C. Edelstein, E. S. Wechman, L. K. Cheng, W. R. Bosenberg, C. L. Tang, “Femtosecond Ultraviolet Pulse Generation in β-BaB2O4,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 52, 2211–2213 (1988).
[Crossref]

Ye, L.

S. T. Kowel, L. Ye, Y. Zhang, L. M. Hayden, “Organic and Polymeric Thin Films for Nonlinear Optics,” Opt. Eng. 26, 107–112 (1987).
[Crossref]

Yen, R.

C. V. Shank, R. L. Fork, R. Yen, R. H. Stolen, W. J. Tomlinson, “Compression of Femtosecond Optical Pulses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 761–763 (1982).
[Crossref]

Zhang, Y.

S. T. Kowel, L. Ye, Y. Zhang, L. M. Hayden, “Organic and Polymeric Thin Films for Nonlinear Optics,” Opt. Eng. 26, 107–112 (1987).
[Crossref]

Zyss, J.

D. S. Chemla, J. Zyss, “Quadratic Nonlinear Optics and Optimization of the Second Order Nonlinear Optical Response of Molecular Crystals,” in Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Molecules and Crystals, D. S. Chemla, J. Zyss, Eds. (Academic, Orlando, FL, 1987), Vol. 1, p. 3.

Appl. Phys. Lett. (4)

K. D. Singer, J. E. Sohn, J. Lalama, “Second Harmonic Generation in Poled Polymer Films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 49, 248–250 (1986).
[Crossref]

D. C. Edelstein, E. S. Wechman, L. K. Cheng, W. R. Bosenberg, C. L. Tang, “Femtosecond Ultraviolet Pulse Generation in β-BaB2O4,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 52, 2211–2213 (1988).
[Crossref]

C. V. Shank, R. L. Fork, R. Yen, R. H. Stolen, W. J. Tomlinson, “Compression of Femtosecond Optical Pulses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 761–763 (1982).
[Crossref]

K. D. Singer, M. G. Kuzyk, W. R. Holland, J. E. Sohn, S. J. Lalama, “Electro-Optic Phase Modulation and Optical Second Harmonic Generation in Corona-Poled Polymer Films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 53, 1800–1802 (1988).
[Crossref]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron (1)

W. H. Glenn, “Second Harmonic Generation by Picosecond Optical Pulses,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron QE-5, 248–290 (1969).

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (1)

Opt. Eng. (1)

S. T. Kowel, L. Ye, Y. Zhang, L. M. Hayden, “Organic and Polymeric Thin Films for Nonlinear Optics,” Opt. Eng. 26, 107–112 (1987).
[Crossref]

Phys. Rev. Lett. (1)

T. F. Heinz, C. K. Chen, D. Ricard, Y. R. Shen, “Spectroscopy of Molecular Monolayers by Resonant Harmonic Generation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 48, 478–481 (1982).
[Crossref]

Other (4)

D. S. Chemla, J. Zyss, “Quadratic Nonlinear Optics and Optimization of the Second Order Nonlinear Optical Response of Molecular Crystals,” in Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Molecules and Crystals, D. S. Chemla, J. Zyss, Eds. (Academic, Orlando, FL, 1987), Vol. 1, p. 3.

A. Knoesen, M. A. Mortazavi, S. T. Kowel, B. G. Higgins, A. Dienes, “Corona-Onset Poling of Nonlinear Molecularly Doped Films,” in Technical Digest, Topical Meeting on Nonlinear Optical Properties of Materials (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1988), p. 244.

R. J. Pressley, Ed., Handbook of Lasers (CRC Press, Cleveland, 1977), Chap. 18.

Y. R. Shen, The Principles of Nonlinear Optics (Wiley, New York, 1984).

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental configuration.

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Fig. 2

Absorbance spectrum of the 1.1-μm thick film sample doped with 2 × 1020-molecules/cm3 azo dye.

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Fig. 3

Experiment results. Collinear autocorrelation of the pulses using the film sample.

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