TITLE

Linear and nonlinear optical properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes within an ordered array of nanosized silica spheres

AUTHOR(S)
Han, H.; Vijayalakshmi, S.; Lan, A.; Iqbal, Z.; Grebel, H.; Lalanne, E.; Johnson, A. M.
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/3/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 9, p1458
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The linear and nonlinear optical properties of well-separated, single-walled carbon nanotubes were measured. The tubes were grown into the voids of an ordered array of silica spheres. Transmission of light through these tubes increased with the incident laser intensity. The nonlinear decay time of a λ = 800-nm probe was measured at 320 fs when the sample was pumped with 400-nm light. Current-voltage characteristics changed upon illumination with a laser beam. Raman scattering decreased as electrical biasing increased.
ACCESSION #
9176096

 

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