POLYWednesday, 13 September 2006

8:30 AM-12:40 PM San Francisco Marriott -- Salon C3, Oral
Organic Thin Films for Photonic Applications
Nonlinear Optics
Organizers:Dennis W. Smith Jr.
Ghassan E. Jabbour
Stephen Foulger
Organizer, Presiding:Warren N. Herman
8:30 AMControlled self-assembly and “Click” processing of organic electro-optic materials for exceptional photonic properties and applications
Alex K-Y. Jen
9:00 AMSelf-assembled organic thin films for second order nonlinear optics
Cemil Durak, Akhilesh Garg, Kai Chen, Kevin Van Cott, Rick M. Davis, Harry W. Gibson, Hans D. Robinson, James R. Heflin
9:20 AMUsing fundamental principles for getting the most out of the nonlinear-optical response
Mark G. Kuzyk, Juefei Zhou, David S. Watkins
9:50 AMSuitability of using thick LiNbO3 to validate reflection method electro-optic measurements of thin films
Dong Hun Park, Chi H. Lee, Warren N. Herman
10:10 AMIntermission
10:30 AMFluorene-based fluorescent probes for two-photon imaging applications
Kevin D. Belfield, Alma R. Morales, Katherine J. Schafer-Hales, Sheng Yao
11:00 AMTwo-photon absorption and nonlinear refraction in thin films of transition metal porphyrins
Darius Kuciauskas, Jonathan L. Humphrey
11:20 AMMechanism of enhancement in novel two-photon absorption branched and other macrocyclic materials
T. Goodson III
11:50 AMTwo-photon 3D optical data storage in a photochromic diarylethene polymer composite
Claudia C. Corredor, Zhen-Li Huang, Kevin D. Belfield
12:10 PMNew developments in multiphoton absorption polymerization
John Fourkas, Christopher LaFratta, Linjie Li

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