Publication No: 898PSearch all ORC publications    

Femtosecond optical nonlinearity of metallic indium across the solid-liquid transition

S.Dhanjal, S.V.Popov, I.R.Shatwell, Yu.P.Svirko, N.I.Zheludev
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southampton, UK

V.E.Gusev
Laboratorium voor Akoestiek en Thermische Fysica, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200D, B-3001 Leuven, Belgium

Abstract

A very strong (~10-8 esu) femtosecond cubic nonlinearity in metallic indium that increased sharply in magnitude as the temperature approached the melting point was observed.


Optics Letters (1997) Vol.22(24) pp.1879-1881

doi: 10.1364/OL.22.001879

Southampton ePrint id: 78190

 

Click here to request a preprint of this paper. (Please mention the paper number)

 

 

 

Copyright University of Southampton 2006