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Chin. Phys. B, 2021, Vol. 30(8): 080703    DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/ac0424
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Third-order nonlinear optical properties of graphene composites: A review

Meng Shang(尚萌), Pei-Ling Li(李培玲), Yu-Hua Wang(王玉华), and Jing-Wei Luo(罗经纬)
Hubei Province Key Laboratory of Science in Metallurgical Process, Wuhan University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430081 China
Abstract  Graphene has excellent thirdorder nonlinear optical (NLO) properties due to its unique electronic band structure and wideband gap tunability. This paper focuses on the research progress of graphene and its composite materials in nonlinear optics in recent years. In this review, recent results on graphene (or graphene oxide)-metal nanoparticles (G-MNPs), graphene-metal-oxide nanoparticles (G-MONPs), graphene-metal sulfide nanoparticles (G-MSNPs), and graphene-organic molecular composites (G-OM) have been discussed. In addition, the enhancement mechanism of nonlinear absorption (NLA) and optical limiting (OL) have also been covered.
Keywords:  graphene      composites      nonlinear optics      optical limiting      enhancement  
Received:  23 March 2021      Revised:  18 April 2021      Accepted manuscript online:  24 May 2021
PACS:  07.60.-j (Optical instruments and equipment)  
Fund: Project supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 11375136).
Corresponding Authors:  Yu-Hua Wang     E-mail:

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Meng Shang(尚萌), Pei-Ling Li(李培玲), Yu-Hua Wang(王玉华), and Jing-Wei Luo(罗经纬) Third-order nonlinear optical properties of graphene composites: A review 2021 Chin. Phys. B 30 080703

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