Synthesis, Characterization and Third Order Non Linear Optical Properties of Metallo Organic Chromophores


The organic imine and their metal complexes were synthesized and characterized by IR, UV and NMR. The third order non linear optical properties of the compounds were investigated. The measurements of second hyperpolarizabilites were performed using single beam Z-scan technique with 8 ns laser pulses. Ligand and its Copper, Zinc and Nickel complexes show good third order non linearity whereas Manganese complex did not show any activity.

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N. Ananthi, U. Balakrishnan, S. Velmathi, K. Manjunath and G. Umesh, "Synthesis, Characterization and Third Order Non Linear Optical Properties of Metallo Organic Chromophores," Optics and Photonics Journal, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012, pp. 40-45. doi: 10.4236/opj.2012.21006.

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