The design of second-order nonlinear optical chromophores exhibiting blue-shifted absorption and large nonlinearities: The role of the combined conjugation bridge

J. Luo, J. Hua, J. Qin, J. Cheng, Y. Shen, Z. Lu, P. Wang, C. Ye

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Abstract

Two new extended chromophoric systems, in which a 4-aminoazobenzene moiety is linked to a cyclo-bridged hexatriene electron withdrawing group, have been synthesized, and show large optical nonlinearities and unexpected blue-shifted absorption in comparison with shorter chain analogues.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)171-172
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 21 Jan 2001
Externally publishedYes

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