Nonlinear Optical Characteristics of Crystal VioletDye Doped Polystyrene Films by Using Z-Scan Technique


  • Mahasin F. Hadi Department of Physics, College of Science, Al–Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad
  • Eman Mohi Alwaan Department of Physics, College of Science, Al–Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad
  • Wafaa Hameed Abass Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Baghdad



Crystal Violet, Dye Doped Polymer Films.


Z-scan technique was employed to study the nonlinear optical properties (nonlinear refractive index and nonlinear absorption coefficient) for crystal violet doped polystyrene films as a function of doping ratio in chloroform solvent. Samples exhibits in closed aperture Z-scan positive nonlinear refraction (self-focusing). While in the open aperture Z-scan gives reverse saturation absorption (RSA) (positive absorption) for all film with different doping ratio making samples candidates for optical limiting devices for protection of sensors and eyes from energetic laser light pulses under the experimental conditions.


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M. F. Hadi, E. M. Alwaan, and W. H. Abass, “Nonlinear Optical Characteristics of Crystal VioletDye Doped Polystyrene Films by Using Z-Scan Technique”, Al-Mustansiriyah Journal of Science, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 83–88, Jul. 2017, doi: 10.23851/mjs.v27i5.172.

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