Molecular materials V Part B. Molecular nonlinear optical materials–potential applications


  • For part VA see Adv. Mater. 1991, 3, 564.


Molecular Materials V B: Second- and third-order nonlinear optical applications require materials with differing structures and properties. In this, the second part of this Research News article, applications such as frequency doubling, optical phase conjugation (four wave mixing), and optical switching are discussed and the various materials requirements examined.