Optical nonlinearity of a colloidal "non-ideal gas" of nano-suspensions

R. El-Ganainy, D. N. Christodoulides, E. M. Wright, W. M. Lee, K. Dholakia

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Abstract

We show that many-body effects in stabilized nano-suspensions can have a profound effect on their optical nonlinearity. The nonlinear properties of these colloids can range from polynomial to exponential depending on their composition and chemistry.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528698
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 31 May 20095 Jun 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period31/05/095/06/09

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