Strong field, in-plane poling for nonlinear optical devices in highly nonlinear side chain polymers

Otomo, Akira; Stegeman, George I.
November 1994
Applied Physics Letters;11/7/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 19, p2389
Academic Journal
Investigates the conditions essential for strong field, in-plane poling for nonlinear optical devices in highly nonlinear side chain polymers. Achievement of applied poling field before the occurrence of breakdown; Attainment of a nonlinearity with stable poling at 300 V/mum; Geometries used to apply electric fields; Improvements made to optimize poling fields.


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