Light Control using Organometallic Chromophores
2006 (English)Licentiate thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
The interaction between light and organometallic chromophores has been investigated theoretically in a strive for fast optical filters. The main emphasis is on two-photon absorption and excited state absorption as illustrated in the Jablonski diagram. We stress the need for relativistic calculations and have developed methods to address this issue. Furthermore, we present how quantum chemical calculations can be combined with Maxwell's equations in order to simulate propagation of laser pulses through a materials doped with chromophores with high two-photon absorption cross sections. Finally, we also discuss how fast agile filters using spin-transition materials can be modeled in order to accomplish theoretical material design.
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Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologi , 2006. , 108 p.
Linköping Studies in Science and Technology. Thesis, ISSN 0280-7971 ; 1274
organometallic chromophores, two-photon absorption, excited state absorption, excited state dipole moment, four-component formalism, clamping levels, spin-transition
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IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-17232ISBN: 91-85643-77-7OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-17232DiVA: diva2:207643
Report code: LIU-TEK-LIC-2006:55. On the day of the defence date the status on article III was Manuscript, article IV was Accepted and article V was Submitted.2009-03-122009-03-122013-10-24Bibliographically approved
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