Special Issue "Non-Linear Optical Effects in Nanomaterials"
A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 June 2019) | Viewed by 32618
Interests: nonlinear optics; light amplification; disordered photonics; liquid crystals for photonics; biophotonics
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Nonlinear optics is the domain of optics that studies the physical interaction between one or multiple optical beams of high intensity and an optical medium. One of the main topics in modern materials science and in the field of photonics is the search for materials that exhibit multiple useful properties, including large nonlinear optical (NLO) effects, making them suitable for applications in numerous multidisciplinary areas such as frequency conversion, lasing, multiphoton fluorescence microscopy, or light switching. To expand these utilities, designing materials on a nanoscale with significant second- and third-order nonlinear optical properties plays an important role. The present Special Issue of Nanomaterials is aimed at presenting and giving a balanced view of the current state-of-the-art and recent advances in the field of second and third order NLO properties of materials on a nanoscale including a relatively new area of nanoscience: nonlinear plasmonics. Experimental, as well as theoretical, contributions are welcome, including full papers, communications, and reviews to obtain a complete snapshot of the ongoing research activity.
Dr. Jarosław Myśliwiec
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- nonlinear frequency conversion
- two-photon absorption
- two-photon fluorescence
- light amplification
- all-optical modulation
- ultrafast lasers