Ultraviolet poling of pure fused silica by high-intensity femtosecond radiation

Corbari, Costantino; Kazansky, Peter G.; Slattery, Stephen A.; Nikogosyan, David N.
February 2005
Applied Physics Letters;2/14/2005, Vol. 86 Issue 7, p071106
Academic Journal
We demonstrate UV poling of a pure fused silica sample by applying to it an electric field of 200 kV/cm and irradiating it with high-intensity (∼40 GW/cm2) femtosecond (220 fs) laser pulses at 264 nm.


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