Nonlinear optical properties of a coherent array of submicron SiO2 spheres (opal) embedded with Si nanoparticles

M. Ajgaonkar, Y. Zhang, H. Grebel, C. W. White

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Abstract

The optical properties of a coherent array of 300 nm SiO2 spheres implanted with Si ions were shown to change nonlinearly with light intensity. These changes have been attributed to transverse confinement of the optical beam within the opal structure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1532-1534
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume75
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 13 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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