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 publication2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Event2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 2009 Jun 22009 Jun 4

Publication series

Name2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009

Other

Other2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period09/6/209/6/4

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    El-Ganainy, R., Christodoulides, D. N., Wright, E. M., Lee, W. M., & Dholakia, K. (2009). Optical nonlinearity of a colloidal "non-ideal gas" of nano-suspensions. In 2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 [5224615] (2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009).