Nonlinear optical properties of chalcogenide glasses: Observation of multiphoton absorption

K. S. Bindra, H. T. Bookey, A. K. Kar, B. S. Wherrett, X. Liu, A. Jha

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Abstract

We report observation of four- and five-photon absorption in the chalcogenide glasses at the telecommunication wavelengths. The nonlinear refractive index is sufficiently large that the optical switching criterion is satisfied. © 2001 American Institute of Physics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1939-1941
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume79
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24 Sep 2001

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