A spectroscopic study on the nonlinear optical susceptibilities of organic molecules

S. Foerier, V. K. Valev, G. Koeckelberghs, I. A. Kolmychek, O. A. Aksipetrov, T. Verbiest

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Abstract

We report on the investigation of the spectral dependence of nonlinear optical susceptibilities, that describe second harmonic generation -circular dichroism, the nonlinear optical analogue of circular dichroism. The design and implementation of a state of the art experimental setup, used for the characterization of a series of organic molecules in the near-infrared range, will be discussed. We emphasize on the main characteristics like wavelength control, polarization and data-acquisition to present the setup. Some preliminary results show its strength to detect chirality at the molecular and supramolecular level.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)927-934
Number of pages8
JournalActa Physica Polonica A
Volume112
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2007

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