Quantum Lattice Fluctuations and Nonlinear Optics of Conducting Polymers


Quantum lattice fluctuations of conjugated polymers in the form of virtual soliton-antisoliton pairs have important effects on the nonlinear optical properties. Quantitative calculations of nonlinear susceptibilities based on the solitonic molecular model are presented.

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Yu, J., Friedman, B. & Su, W.P. Quantum Lattice Fluctuations and Nonlinear Optics of Conducting Polymers. MRS Online Proceedings Library 173, 671–676 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1557/PROC-173-671

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