TITLE

Z-scan measurement of chi[sup (3)] using top-hat beams

AUTHOR(S)
Zhao, W.; Palffy-Muhoray, P.
PUB. DATE
August 1994
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;8/8/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p673
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the Z-scan measurement of third-order optical nonlinearities using top-hat beams. Development of a graphical method; Determination of nonlinear refraction and absorption coefficients; Advantage of using top-hat beams; Comparison with the values obtained for the liquid crystal 4-cyano-4'-n-pentybiphenyl.
ACCESSION #
4221554

 

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