Synthesis of Silver Nanowires and Investigation of their Optical Limiting Properties
Silver nanowires were fabricated in a direct current electric field using a solid-state ionic method, and were characterized by scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and X-ray diffraction (XRD). The reverse saturable absorption and optical limiting properties in silver nanowires, suspended in de-ionized water were investigated by using an EKSPLA (PL2143A) picosecond laser, which produced 30 ps laser pulses at 532 nm with a repetition rate of 2 Hz. Experimental results indicate silver nanowires have obvious optical limiting properties.
Pengcheng Wang, Liqun Ai, Yungang Li, Xiaoming Sang and Jinglong Bu
Y. P. Han et al., "Synthesis of Silver Nanowires and Investigation of their Optical Limiting Properties", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 295-297, pp. 152-155, 2011