Cubic optical nonlinearity of free electrons in bulk gold


Zheludev, N.I., Bennett, P.J., Loh, W.H., Popov, S.V., Shatwell, I.R., Svirko, Y.P., Gusev, V.E., Kamalov, V.F. and Slobodchikov, E.V. (1995) Cubic optical nonlinearity of free electrons in bulk gold. Optics Letters, 20, (12), 1368-1370. (doi:10.1364/OL.20.001368).

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A fast (Τ response <90 fs) free-electron spin-flipping frequency-degenerate nonlinearity with a significant value of |χ(3)xxyy(ω,ω,ω,-ω)χ(3)xxyy(ω,ω,ω,-ω)|~10^-8 esu has been observed in bulk gold at 1260 nm by use of a new pump-probe polarization-sensitive technique.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0146-9592 (print)
1539-4794 (electronic)
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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 78384
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:58
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78384

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