NONLINEAR OPTICS IN PHOTONICS MATERIALS

Nonlinear Optics is a well-established field of research, and a subject that has been the flagship of part of the Optics Group in Recife since the late 70’s. Presently, our work focus on:

. Characterisation of optical nonlinearities in photonics materials;
. Development and improvements in nonlinear optical characterisation techniques.

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Thermally Managed eclipse Z-scan technique
used to characterize nanomaterials
(Gomes et al, Opt. Express 2007)

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TM EZ-scan characterization of 15 nm
Size gold nanoparticles.
(Romani et al. Opt. Express 2011)

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Hartmann-Shack wavefront sensing for nonlinear materials characterization
(Rativa et al, Opt. Express 2009)