Abstract

The optical limiting properties of a thin film (~150 μm) of chemically enhanced bacteriorhodopsin under cw laser illumination is investigated. The effective nonlinearity n2 of the film is measured with the z-scan method. Anomalous absorption at different wavelengths as a function of illumination intensity is observed.

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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