Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys.
Volume 42, Number 3, June 2008
|Page(s)||263 - 267|
|Section||Laser, Optics, Optoelectronics and Nanophotonics|
|Published online||30 April 2008|
Field-induced non-linear optical features of p-aminoazobenzene crystals
Department of Physics, Periyar University, Salem – 636 011, India
2 Institute of Physics, J. Dlugosz University Czestochowa, Poland
3 Department of Chemistry, Silesian University of Technology, ul. Marcina Strzody 9, 44100 Gliwice, Poland
Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Revised: 7 December 2007
Accepted: 29 January 2008
Published online: 30 April 2008
Using ethanol as a solvent p-aminoazobenzene (p-AAZB), an organic nonlinear optical crystal having good optical quality was grown by slow evaporation solution technique. Structural and optical properties were studied by applying XRD and UV-Vis spectroscopy. The measurement of the second harmonic generation was performed using the fundamental Nd:YAG 10 ns laser beam with wavelength 1.064 μm. Dependence of the second order susceptibilities for the two principal second order susceptibility tensor components d14 and d25 with the simultaneously applied dc- and UV-laser fields were investigated and discussed.
PACS: 81.10.Dn – Growth from solutions / 78.20.Nv – Thermooptical and photothermal effects / 74.25.Gz – Optical properties
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