Background-Free Second-Harmonic Generation Microscopy of Individual Carbon Nanotubes

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  • Godofredo S. Bautista
  • Andreas Johansson
  • Nikhil Parappurath
  • Olli Herranen
  • Pasi Myllyperkiö
  • Hua Jiang

  • Esko Kauppinen

  • Mika Pettersson
  • Martti Kauranen

Research units

  • University of Jyväskylä
  • Tampere University of Technology


We use polarized second-harmonic generation (SHG) microscopy to investigate pristine air-suspended carbon nanotubes (CNT). We show that SHG originates from CNT chirality, allowing also different response for the two circular polarizations of fundamental light.


Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNonlinear Optics, NLO 2015
Publication statusPublished - 2015
MoE publication typeB3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings
EventNonlinear Optics - Kauai, United States
Duration: 26 Jul 201531 Jul 2015


ConferenceNonlinear Optics
Abbreviated titleNLO
CountryUnited States

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