Electro-optic response in isotropic media

Luciana Davila Romero, S. Naguleswaran, G. E Stedman, David Andrews

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Abstract

A formal proof has recently been given to show that an electro-optic response of chiral molecules in isotropic media is forbidden by time reversal invariance. A claim to the contrary by Beljonne et al. for the occurrence of such an effect in second order, when dephasing terms are included, is examined critically using a quantum electrodynamics (QED) formulation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)191-201
Number of pages11
JournalNonlinear Optics
Volume23
Publication statusPublished - 2000

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