A frozen matrix hybrid optical nonlinear system enhanced by a particle lens

Chen, L, Zheng, X, Du, Z, Jia, B, Gu, M and Hong, M 2015, 'A frozen matrix hybrid optical nonlinear system enhanced by a particle lens', Nanoscale, vol. 7, no. 36, pp. 14982-14988.


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Title A frozen matrix hybrid optical nonlinear system enhanced by a particle lens
Author(s) Chen, L
Zheng, X
Du, Z
Jia, B
Gu, M
Hong, M
Year 2015
Journal name Nanoscale
Volume number 7
Issue number 36
Start page 14982
End page 14988
Total pages 7
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Abstract In this work, a Graphene Oxide (GO) nano-sheet and SiO<inf>2</inf> micro-bead hybrid system based on a frozen matrix was investigated for its enhanced optical nonlinear performance. A frozen matrix is a novel approach that hosts the optical nonlinear nano-particles, which combines the strengths from both liquid and solid phase systems for high performance photonic applications. SiO<inf>2</inf> micro-beads were used to induce a local field enhancement effect that improved the optical nonlinearity of GO nano-sheets. The nonlinear performance of the hybrid system is several orders higher than the existing GO nano-sheet liquid dispersion. In addition, this frozen matrix and the local field enhancement effect are two facile and versatile methods that can be applied to many types of nano-particle dispersions.
Subject Biomedical Engineering not elsewhere classified
Keyword(s) Dispersions
Graphene
Hybrid systems
Lenses
Nanoparticles
Nanosheets Liquid dispersions
Local field enhancement
Nano-particle dispersions
Optical nonlinear
Optical nonlinearity
Photonic application
Solid-phase systems
Versatile methods
DOI - identifier 10.1039/c5nr03304g
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