Abstract

Coherent states and a newly developed form of the density operator are used to relate the third-order susceptibility to the first-order susceptibility. The theoretical result is shown to be in fair agreement with the empirical relation.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Resonant-type third-order optical nonlinearity and optical bandgap in multicomponent oxide glasses

Fouad El-Diasty, Manal Abdel-Baki, and Assem M. Bakry
Appl. Opt. 48(13) 2444-2449 (2009)

Fundamental limits on third-order molecular susceptibilities

Mark G. Kuzyk
Opt. Lett. 25(16) 1183-1185 (2000)

Effective third-order susceptibility of silicon-nanocrystal-doped silica

Ivan D. Rukhlenko, Weiren Zhu, Malin Premaratne, and Govind P. Agrawal
Opt. Express 20(24) 26275-26284 (2012)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (17)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription