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Fast third-order optical nonlinearities in metal alloy nanocluster composite glass: negative sign of the nonlinear refractive index
Author/Authors :
E. Cattaruzza، نويسنده ,
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روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2005
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The fast component of the nonlinear refractive index, n2, of a composite film formed by alloy nanoparticles embedded in silica was measured by Z-scan technique, in conditions free from cumulative heating effects. By using a single 6 ps long laser pulse at 1 Hz, 527 nm of wavelength, a negative sign of n2 was evidenced. An explanation of this result is suggested, based on the dielectric confinement effect. The fast refractive index value, in modulus, is of the order of 10 10 cm2/W.
Keywords :
Ion implantation , nanoparticles , Glass-based composites , nonlinear optics
Journal title :
Applied Surface Science
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Applied Surface Science
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