Nonlinear Refraction of Gold Nanoparticles Suspended in Water

Authors R.V. Gamernyk1 , S.Z. Malynych2,3, M.V. Periv1,4, O.S. Zaichenko5, O.M. Shevchuk5, Yu.R. Dacyuk1

1 Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Department of Physics, 8, Kyrylo and Methodii Str., 79005 Lviv, Ukraine

2 Hetman Petro Sahaidachny Army Academy, 32, Heroes of Maidan Str, 79000 Lviv, Ukraine

3 V.E. Lashkaryov Institute of Semiconductors Physics NAS of Ukraine, 41, Nauky Avenue, 03028 Kyiv, Ukraine

4 Ukrainian Academy of Printing, 19, Pidholosko Str., 79020 Lviv, Ukraine

5 Lviv Polytechnic National University, 12, S. Bandery Str., 79013 Lviv, Ukraine

Issue Volume 7, Year 2015, Number 3
Dates Received 28 May 2015; published online 20 October 2015
Citation R.V. Gamernyk, S.Z. Malynych, M.V. Periv, et al., J. Nano- Electron. Phys. 7 No 3, 03030 (2015)
PACS Number(s) 81.07.Bc, 78.67.Bf
Keywords Nanoparticles (70) , Nanocomposites (9) , Z-scan, Nonlinear refraction.
Annotation This paper presents the results of the experimental investigations of the surface plasmon resonances and nonlinear refraction of water suspensions of gold nanoparticles coated with a polymer shell. The linear dependence of nonlinear refraction investigated for suspensions in a wide range of beam power density has been reported.

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