Nature's nonlinear optical antennas

Mikko J. Huttunen, Matti Virkki, Godofredo Bautista, Elina Vuorimaa-Laukkanen, András Dér, Helge Lemmetyinen, Martti Kauranen

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Abstract

We demonstrate that the trimer structures of bacteriorhodopsin (bR) proteins can have directional emission properties. The directional properties are confirmed by measuring the transmitted and reflected second-harmonic emissions from bR thin films.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2012
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 6 2012May 11 2012

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/6/125/11/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Huttunen, M. J., Virkki, M., Bautista, G., Vuorimaa-Laukkanen, E., Dér, A., Lemmetyinen, H., & Kauranen, M. (2012). Nature's nonlinear optical antennas. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).