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Synthesis of Organic Salts with Large Second-Order Optical Nonlinearities

Marder, Seth R. and Perry, Joseph W. and Schaeffer, William P. (1989) Synthesis of Organic Salts with Large Second-Order Optical Nonlinearities. Science, 245 (9). pp. 626-628. ISSN 0036-8075. doi:10.1126/science.245.4918.626.

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A series of organic salts, in which the cation has been designed to have a large molecular hyperpolarizability, has been prepared. Variation of the counterion (anion) in many cases leads to materials with large powder second harmonic generation efficiencies, the highest of which is roughly 1000 times that of a urea reference.

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Additional Information:© 1989 American Association for the Advancement of Science. 3 April 1989; accepted 6 June 1989. This research was performed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology, as part of its Innovative Space Technology Center, which is supported by the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization through an agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). S. R. M. was supported by a NASA National Research Council Resident Research Associateship at JPL, and he thanks R. Grubbs for access to synthetic facilities. The diffractometer used in this study was purchased with a grant from the National Science Foundation. We thank B. G. Tiemann, P. Groves, and K. J. Perry for technical assistance.
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Official Citation:Marder, S. R., Perry, J. W., & Schaefer, W. P. (1989). Synthesis of Organic Salts with Large Second-Order Optical Nonlinearities. Science, 245(4918), 626-628. doi: 10.1126/science.245.4918.626
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