Two-photon materials with large two-photon cross sections. Structure-property relationship

Hwan Myung Kim, Bong Rae Cho

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The development of two-photon materials has been growing very fast during the last decade due to the potential applications in optical limiting, 3D microfabrication, and multiphoton microscopy. In this article, the structure-two-photon absorption property relationships of dipolar, quadrupolar, and octupolar molecules as well as the derivatives of triphenylamine, [2.2]paracyclophanes, multi-annulenes, and porphyrins are briefly reviewed to provide a guideline for the design of efficient two-photon materials.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153-164
Number of pages12
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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