Synthesis, Characterization and Third Order Non Linear Optical Properties of Metallo Organic Chromophores

DOI: 10.4236/opj.2012.21006   PDF   HTML     5,053 Downloads   9,771 Views   Citations


The organic imine and their metal complexes were synthesized and characterized by IR, UV and NMR. The third order non linear optical properties of the compounds were investigated. The measurements of second hyperpolarizabilites were performed using single beam Z-scan technique with 8 ns laser pulses. Ligand and its Copper, Zinc and Nickel complexes show good third order non linearity whereas Manganese complex did not show any activity.

Share and Cite:

N. Ananthi, U. Balakrishnan, S. Velmathi, K. Manjunath and G. Umesh, "Synthesis, Characterization and Third Order Non Linear Optical Properties of Metallo Organic Chromophores," Optics and Photonics Journal, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012, pp. 40-45. doi: 10.4236/opj.2012.21006.

Conflicts of Interest

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.


[1] D. R. Kanis, M. A. Ratner and T. J. Marks, “Design Syn- thesis and Properties of Molecule Based Assemblies with Large Second Order Optical Nonlinearities,” Chemical Reviews, Vol. 94, No. 1, 1994, pp. 195-242. doi:10.1021/cr00025a007
[2] H. Ma, A. K. Jen and L. R. Dalton, “Polymer Based Op- tical Waveguide Materials Processing and Devices,” Ad- vanced Materials, Vol. 14, No. 19, 2002, pp. 1339-1365. doi:10.1002/1521-4095(20021002)14:19<1339::AID-ADMA1339>3.0.CO;2-O
[3] H. Kuhn and J. Robillard, “Nonlinear Optical Materials,” CRC Press, Boca Raton, 1992.
[4] P. N. Prasad and D. J. Williams, “Introduction to Nonlin- ear Optical Effects in Organic Molecules and Polymers,” Wiley, New York, 1991.
[5] D. S. Chemla and J. Zyss, “Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Molecules and Ctystals,” Academic Press, Cambridge, 1987.
[6] D. J. Williams, “Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic and Polymeric Materials,” ACS Symp. Ser.
[7] Ch. Bosshard, R. Spreitier, P. Gunter, R. R. Tykwinski, M. Schreiber and F. Diederich, “Structure-Property Rela- tionship in Nonlinear Optical Tetraethynylethenes,” Advanced Materials, Vol. 8, No. 3, 1996, pp. 231-234. doi:10.1002/adma.19960080309
[8] S. R. Marder, W. E. Torruellas, M. Blanch Desce, V. Riddi and G. I. Stegeman, “Large Molecular Third Order Optical Nonlinearities in Polarized Carotenoids,” Science, Vol. 276, No. 5316, 1997, pp. 1233-1236. doi:10.1126/science.276.5316.1233
[9] J. L. Bredas, C. Adant, P. Tackx and A. Persoons, “A Third Order Nonlinear Optical Response in Organic Ma- terials: Theoretical and Experimental Aspects,” Chemical Reviews, Vol. 94, No. 1, 1994, pp. 243-278. doi:10.1021/cr00025a008
[10] P. Audebert, K. Kamada, K. Matsunaga and K. Ohta, “The Third Order NLO Properties of D-π—A Molecules with Changing a Primary Amino Group into Pyrrole,” Chemical Physics Letters, Vol. 367, No. 1, 2003, pp. 62-71. doi:10.1016/S0009-2614(02)01575-0
[11] Z. M. Xue, Z. M. Tang, Y. W. Wu, J. Y. Tian, Y. P. Jiang, H. M. H. Fun and K. Usman, “A crystal Structure, Spec- troscopic Studies, and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Schiff Base Metal Complexes Containing an N, S Donor Ligand,” Canadian Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 82, No. 12, 2004, pp. 1700-1706. doi:10.1139/v04-142
[12] J. Tedim, S. Patricio, R. Bessada, R. Morais, C. Sousa, M. B. Marques and C. Freire, “Third Order Nonlinear Opti- cal Properties of DA-Salen-Type Nickel(II) and Copper(II) Complexes,” European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, Vol. 17, No. 17, 2006, pp. 3425-3433. doi:10.1002/ejic.200600017
[13] H. Hou, G. Li, Y. Song, Y. Fan, Y. Zhu and L. Zhu, “Synthesis Crystal Structures and Third Order Nonlinear Optical Properties of Two Novel Ferrocenyl Schiff Base Complexes, ”European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, Vol. 12, No. 12, 2003, pp. 2325-2332. doi:10.1002/ejic.200200616
[14] M. A. Diaz Garcia, J. A. Duro and F. Fernandez Lazaro, “Third-Order Nonlinear Optical Susceptibilities of the Langmuir-Blodgett Films of Octa-Substituted Metalloph- thalocyanines,” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 69, No. 1, 1996, pp. 3-5. doi:10.1063/1.118150
[15] F. Yaoting, L. Gang, L. Zifeng, H. Hongwei and M. Hai- rong, “Synthesis, Structure And third Order Nonlinear Optical Properties of 1,3,5-Triazine-Based Zn(II) Three Dimensional Supramolecule,” Journal of Molecular Struc- ture, Vol. 693, No. 2, 2004, pp. 217-224. doi:10.1016/j.molstruc.2004.03.008
[16] M. Sheik- Bahae, A. A. Said, T. H. Wei, D. J. Hagan, E. W. Van Stryland, “Sensitive Measurement of Optical Non-linearities Using a Single Beam,“ IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, Vol. 26, No. 4, 1990, pp. 760-769. doi:10.1109/3.53394

comments powered by Disqus

Copyright © 2020 by authors and Scientific Research Publishing Inc.

Creative Commons License

This work and the related PDF file are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.