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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2017, Article ID 4803843, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/4803843
Research Article

Optical Nonlinear Properties of Gold Nanoparticles Synthesized by Laser Ablation in Polymer Solution

1Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
2Materials Synthesis and Characterization Laboratory, Advanced Institute of Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
3Department of Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai 234066, Nigeria
4Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Islamic Azad University Branch of Science and Research, Tehran, Iran

Correspondence should be addressed to A. B. Zakaria; moc.liamg@kazimza

Received 4 November 2016; Revised 16 January 2017; Accepted 24 January 2017; Published 22 February 2017

Academic Editor: Giuseppe Compagnini

Copyright © 2017 M. Tajdidzadeh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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