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Role of excitonic effects in nonlinear optical properties of 2D materials

My collaborator Myrta Grüning gave a very interesting talk about the role of excitons in non-linear optical properties of 2D materials at the OSI 2017 conference. She discusses  both second and third harmonic generation in low dimensional nanostructures. Slides of her talk are available here .

Excitons in second harmonic generation

Together with Myrta Gruning we just submitted a new paper on second harmonic generation(SHG)  in two-dimensional materials, h-BN and MoS2. We calculated the SHG using a real-time approach that we recently developed. We included both local field effects and electron-hole interaction at the level of screened exchange , without any additional approximation. Our approch is… Read More