TITLE

A frequency doubling electro-optic modulation system for Pockels effect measurements: Application

AUTHOR(S)
Theofanous, N.G.; Aillerie, M.; Fontana, M.D.; Alexakis, G.E.
PUB. DATE
May 1997
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;May97, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p2138
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a frequency doubling electro-optic modulation system for the measurement of Pockels electro-optic effect by means of a dynamic alternating current. Basis of the method on the observation of the photodetected output obtained from a Senarmont-type ellipsometric system; Errors and sensitivity considerations; Experimental application in LiNbO[sub 3].
ACCESSION #
4290445

 

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