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

*Corresponding author for this work

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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 publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
StatePublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period05/16/1005/21/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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