Third order NLO properties of modified azo-azulenes


  • J. Nizioł Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science, AGH ? University of Science and Technology,
  • Z. Essaidi Institute of Sciences and Molecular Technologies of Angers,MOLTECH Anjou - UMR
  • Bouchta Sahraoui Institute of Sciences and Molecular Technologies of Angers,MOLTECH Anjou - UMR



In this work there are reported third order nonlinear optical properties of some new azo- functionalized azulene derivatives. They were studied using standard methods - degenerate four waves mixing and third harmonic generation and nonlinear optical absorption. The obtained results allow us to conclude that NLO properties of an azulene molecule can be significantly enhanced by substitution with an electron accepting an acetamidophenyl group.

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How to Cite

J. Nizioł, Z. Essaidi, and B. Sahraoui, “Third order NLO properties of modified azo-azulenes”, Photonics Lett. Pol., vol. 2, no. 2, pp. pp. 94–96, Jun. 2010.