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Publication Citation: Molecular Order at Polymer Interfaces Measured by Broad-Bandwidth Vibrationally Resolved Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy

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Author(s): P T. Wilson; Kimberly A. Briggman; John C. Stephenson; William E. Wallace; Lee J. Richter;
Title: Molecular Order at Polymer Interfaces Measured by Broad-Bandwidth Vibrationally Resolved Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy
Published: April 23, 2001
Abstract: Broad-bandwidth vibrationally-resolved sum frequency generation spectroscopy has been used to measure the molecular orientation distribution at polystyrene/dielectric interfaces. A novel microcavity structure allows isolation of the free or buried interface and reveals opposite absolute orientations.
Conference: Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS 2001)
Proceedings: Trends in Optics and Photonics
Volume: 57
Issue: June 2001
Pages: pp. 189 - 190
Location: Washington, DC
Keywords: interface,nonlinear optics,polymer,surface spectroscopy
Research Areas: Characterization, Optical Technology, Polymers, Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy
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