Physics Department | Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics | Lehigh University  
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Prof. Ivan Biaggio
Organics for nonlinear optics
Organic Excitons
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Recent Publications: (last ten years) Prof. Biaggio's full list of publications can be found here.

Eric A. Wolf, Drew M. Finton, Vincent Zoutenbier, Ivan Biaggio, “Quantum beats of a multiexciton state in rubrene single crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 112, 083301 (2018).

David J. Hagan, Cornelia Denz, Haim Suchowski, Ivan Biaggio, and Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, “Introduction: Nonlinear Optics (NLO) 2017 feature issue,” Optics Express 26(3), 3577 (2018).

Ying Qin, Philip Weiser, Karla Villalta, Michael Stavola, W. Beall Fowler, Ivan Biaggio, Lynn Boatner,“Diffusivity of the interstitial hydrogen shallow donor in In2O3,” J. Appl. Phys. 123, 161506 (2018).

T. J. Atherton, I. Biaggio, and K. Clays, “Nonlinear optics near the fundamental limit: introduction,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 33, NOF1-NOF2 (2016).

Michael A. Erickson, Marten T. Beels, and Ivan Biaggio, “Optimum conjugation length in donor-acceptor molecules for third-order nonlinear optics,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B \textbf{33}, E130-E142 (2016).

A Regmi, I Biaggio, A. A. Grabar, “Optical determination of the charge carrier mobility in Sn2P2S6,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 109(18), 182104 (2016).

P Irkhin, I Biaggio, T Zimmerling, M DŲbeli, B Batlogg, “Defect density dependent photoluminescence yield and triplet diffusion length in rubrene,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 108(6), 063302 (2016).

K. A. Ward, B. R. Richman, I. Biaggio, “Nanosecond pump and probe observation of bimolecular exciton effects in rubrene single crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 106(22), 223302 (2015).

M. T. Beels, I. Biaggio, T. Reekie, M. Chiu, F. Diederich, “Two-photon absorption and spectroscopy of the lowest two-photon transition in small donor-acceptor–substituted organic molecules,” Phys. Rev. A 91, 043818 (2015).

I. Biaggio, V. Coda, G. Montemezzani, “Coupling-length phase matching for nonlinear optical frequency conversion in parallel waveguides,” Phys. Rev. A 90, 043816 (2014).

T. Ignatova, M. Blades, J. G. Duque, S. K. Doorn, I. Biaggio, S. V. Rotkin, “Formation and Dynamics of Waterproof Photoluminescent Complexes of Rare Earth Ions in Crowded Environment,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16 (48), 26715-26721 (2014).

P. Irkhin, I. Biaggio, “Two-photon absorption spectroscopy of rubrene single crystals,” Phys. Rev. B 89, 201202(R) (2014).

I. Biaggio, P. Irkhin, “Extremely efficient exciton fission and fusion and its dominant contribution to the photoluminescence yield in rubrene single crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103(26), 263301 (2013).

I. Biaggio, M.S. Fleischman, “Noncollinear Third Harmonic Maker Fringes for the Determination of Third-Order Nonlinear Optical Susceptibilites,” Opt. Lett. 38(21), 4461-4464 (2013).

I. Biaggio, “Small molecule supramolecular assemblies for third-order nonlinear optics,” in: Handbook of organic materials for optical and (opto)electronic devices, Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials, pp. 170-189 (2013).

I. Biaggio, “Short-pulse induced photocurrent and photoluminescence in organic materials,” in: Handbook of organic materials for optical and (opto)electronic devices, Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials, pp. 356-376 (2013).

M. Stefko, M. D. Tzirakis, B. Breiten, M.-O. Ebert, O. Dumele, W. B. Schweizer, J.-P. Gisselbrecht, C. Boudon, M. T. Beels, I. Biaggio, F. Diederich. “Donor-Acceptor (D-A)-Substituted Polyyne Chromophores: Modulation of Their Optoelectronic Properties by Varying the Length of the Acetylene Spacer,” Chem. Eur. J. 19(38), 12693–12704, (2013).

P. Irkhin, A. Ryasnyanskiy, M.Koehler, I. Biaggio, “Absorption and photoluminescence spectroscopy of rubrene single crystals,” Phys. Rev. B 86, 085143 (2012).

A. Regmi, A. Ganjoo, D. Zhao, H. Jain, and I. Biaggio, “Fast excited state diffusion in a-As2Se3 chalcogenide films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 061911 (2012).

F. Tancini, Yi-Lin Wu, W. Bernd Schweizer, J-P. Gisselbrecht, C. Boudon, P. D. Jarowski, M. T. Beels, I. Biaggio, and F. Diederich, “1,1-Dicyano-4-[4-(diethylamino)phenyl]buta-1,3-dienes: Structure-Property Relationships,” Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2012, 2756-2765 (2012).

M. T. Beels, M. S. Fleischman, I. Biaggio, B. Breiten, M. Jordan, F. Diederich, “Compact TCBD based molecules and supramolecular assemblies for third-order nonlinear optics,” Optical Materials Express, Vol. 2(3), 294-303 (2012).

M. Chiu, B. Jaun, M. T. R. Beels, I. Biaggio, J.-P. Gisselbrecht, C. Boudon, W. B. Schweizer, M. Kivala, and F. Diederich, “N,N’-dicyanoquinone diimide-derived donor-acceptor chromophores: Conformational analysis and optoelectronic properties,” Organic Letters 14(1), 54-57 (2012).

A. Ryasnyanskiy and I. Biaggio, “Triplet exciton dynamics in rubrene single crystals,” Phys. Rev. B 84, 193203 (2011).

T. Ignatova, H. Najafov, A. Ryasnyanskiy, I. Biaggio, M. Zheng, S. V. Rotkin, “Significant FRET between SWNT/DNA and Rare Earth Ions: A Signature of Their Spatial Correlations,” ACS Nano 5(7), 6052-6059 (2011).

P. Irkhin and I. Biaggio, “Direct imaging of anisotropic exciton diffusion and triplet diffusion length in rubrene single crystals,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 017402 (2011).

A. Ryasnyanskiy, A. Lin, A. Belwalkar, C. Guintrand, I. Biaggio, and J. Toulouse, “Nonlinear frequency conversion in bismuth-doped tellurite suspended core fiber,” Opt. Commun. 284, 3977-3979 (2011).

B. B. Frank, P. R. Laporta, B. Breiten, M. C. Kuzyk, P. D. Jarowski, W. B. Schweizer, P. Seiler, I. Biaggio, C. Boudon, J.-P. Gisselbrecht, and F. Diederich, “Comparison of CC triple and double bonds as spacers in push-pull chromophores,” European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2011(23), 4307-4317 (2011).

A.I. Ryasnyanskiy, I. Biaggio, C.L. Tan, H.S. Djie, B.S. Ooi, “Carrier relaxation dynamics in InAs/InGaAlAs quantum dashes,” Journal of Luminescence (2011),

Z. Jin, C. Kan, U. B. Szafruga, J. Toulouse, I. Biaggio, “Three-color nonlinear optical mixing for the determination of the refractive index dispersion of a tellurite glass,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 131104 (2010).

S. Kato, M. T. R. Beels, P. La Porta, W. B. Schweizer, C. Boudon, J-P. Gisselbrecht, I. Biaggio, F. Diederich, “Homoconjugated Push-Pull and Spiro Systems: Intramolecular Charge-Transfer Interactions and Third-Order Optical Nonlinearities,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 49, (2010).

B. Breiten, I. Biaggio, F. Diederich, “Nonplanar Push-Pull Chromophores for Opto-Electronic Applications,” CHIMIA International Journal for Chemistry 64(6), 409-413 (2010).

B. B. Frank, M. Kivala, B. Camafort Blanco, B. Breiten, W. Bernd Schweizer, P. R. Laporta, I. Biaggio, E. Jahnke, R. R. Tykwinski, C. Boudon, J.-P. Gisselbrecht, F. Diederich, “Chiral and Achiral Charge-Transfer Chromophores with a Dendralene-Type Backbone by Electronically Controlled Cycloaddition/Cycloreversion Cascades,” Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 2487-2503 (2010).

H. Najafov, B. Lyu, I. Biaggio, V. Podzorov, “Two mechanisms of exciton dissociation in rubrene single crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 183302 (2010).

Z. Jin, I. Biaggio, J. Toulouse, “Ab initio study of linear and nonlinear optical properties of mixed tellurite-chalcogenide glasses,'' J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 22, 165903 (2010).

M.L. Scimeca, I. Biaggio, B. Breiten, F. Diederich, T. Vallaitis, W. Freude and J. Leuthold, “Vapor Deposition of Organic Molecules for Ultrafast All-Optical Switching on Silicon,” Optics and Photonics News 20(12), 39 (2009).

T. Vallaitis, S.Bogatscher, L. Alloatti, P. Dumon, R. Baets, M. L. Scimeca, I. Biaggio, F. Diederich, C. Koos, W. Freude, J. Leuthold, “Optical properties of highly nonlinear silicon-organic hybrid (SOH) waveguide geometries,” Opt. Expr. 17 (20) 17357 (2009).

J. Leuthold, W. Freude, J.-M. Brosi, R. Baets, P. Dumon, I. Biaggio, M.L. Scimeca, F. Diederich, B. Frank, C. Koos, “Silicon Organic Hybrid Technology: A Platform for Practical Nonlinear Optics,” Proceedings of the IEEE 97 (7) 1304 - 1316 (2009).

C. Koos, P. Vorreau, T. Vallaitis, P. Dumon, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, B. Esembeson, I. Biaggio, T. Michinobu, F. Diederich, W. Freude, J. Leuthold, “All-optical high-speed signal processing with silicon-organic hybrid slot waveguides,” Nature Photonics 3, 216 - 219 (2009).

A. S. Andersson, L. Kerndrup, A. Ø. Madsen, KL. Kilså, M. B. Nielsen, P. R. La Porta, I. Biaggio, “Synthesis and Characterization of Tetrathiafulvalene-Substituted Di- and Tetraethynylethenes with p-Nitrophenyl Acceptors,” J. Org. Chem. 74 (1), 375-382 (2009).

M. Koehler, I. Biaggio, and M.G.E. da Luz, “Resolving the contact voltage dilemma in organic field effect transistors,” Phys. Rev. B 78, 153312 (2008).

B. Esembeson, M. L. Scimeca, I. Biaggio, T. Michinobu, F. Diederich, “A High Optical Quality Supramolecular Assembly for Third-Order Integrated Nonlinear Optics,” Adv. Mater. 19, 1-4 (2008).

H. Najafov, B. Lyu, I. Biaggio, V. Podzorov, “Investigating the origin of the high photoconductivity of rubrene single crystals,” Phys. Rev. B 77, 125202 (2008).

J. C. May, I. Biaggio, F. Bures, F. Diederich, “Extended conjugation and donor-acceptor substitution to improve the third-order optical nonlinearity of small molecules,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 251106 (2007).

Ta-Ko Chuang, M. Troccoli, Po-Chin Kuo, A. Jamshidi-Roudbari, I. Biaggio, and M. K. Hatalis, “Top-emitting 230 dots/in. active-matrix polymer light-emitting diode displays on flexible metal foil substrates,” Appl. Phys. Lett., (2007).

F. Bures, W. B. Schweizer, J. C. May, C. Boudon, J. Giesselbrecht, M. Gross, I. Biaggio, and F. Diederich, “Property Tuning in Charge-Transfer Chromophores by Systematic Modulation of the Spacer Between Donor and Acceptor,” Chem. Eur. J, (2007).

V. Gopalan, K.L. Schepler, V. Dierolf, and I. Biaggio, “Ferroelectric Materials,” in: The Handbook of Photonics, Second Edition, CRC Press, 2006.

I. Biaggio “Recording speed and determination of basic materials properties,” in: Photorefractive Materials and Their Applications 2, P. Günter and J.P. Huignard, Eds., Springer 2006.

J. C. May, P. R. LaPorta, B. Esembeson, I. Biaggio, T. Michinobu, F. Bures, F. Diederich, “Optimizing specific third-order polarizabilities and approaching the fundamental limit in donor substituted cyanoethynylethene (CEE) molecules,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6331, 633101 (2006).

H. Najafov, I. Biaggio, T.-K. Chuang, M. K. Hatalis, “Exciton dissociation by a static electric field followed by nanoscale charge transport in PPV polymer films,” Phys. Rev. B 73, (2006).

H. Najafov, I. Biaggio, V. Podzorov, M. F. Calhoun, M. E. Gershenson, “Primary Photoexcitations and the Origin of the Photocurrent in Rubrene Single Crystals,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 0566004 (2006).

J. C. May, J. H. Lim, I. Biaggio, N. N. P. Moonen, T. Michinobu, F. Diederich, “Highly Efficient Third-Order Optical Nonlinearities in Donor-Substituted Cyanoethynylethene Molecules,” Optics Letters 30, 3057 (2005).

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