Abstract

We show that, as the conjugation length of poly(p-phenylenevinylene) increases, the ratio of its two-photon absorption coefficient to third-order nonlinearity at 800 nm decreases, rendering the material suitable for all-optical switching.

© 1995 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Nonlinear optical waveguide spectroscopy of a conjugated polymer: poly(p-phenylenevinylene)

K. Ueberhofen, A. Deutesfeld, K. Koynov, and C. Bubeck
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 16(11) 1921-1935 (1999)

Third harmonic autocorrelation and wave mixing in a thin film of poly(p-phenylenevinylene)

Marek Samoc, Anna Samoc, and Barry Luther-Davies
Opt. Express 11(15) 1787-1792 (2003)

Femtosecond Z-scan and degenerate four-wave mixing measurements of real and imaginary parts of the third-order nonlinearity of soluble conjugated polymers

Marek Samoc, Anna Samoc, Barry Luther-Davies, Zhenan Bao, Luping Yu, Bing Hsieh, and Ullrich Scherf
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 15(2) 817-825 (1998)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (4)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription