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 (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528698
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 31 2009Jun 5 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/31/096/5/09

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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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 International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.