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Novel geometry for second-harmonic generation in poled polymers
Author(s): Gustaaf R. Moehlmann; Winfried H. G. Horsthuis; Akira Otomo; George I. Stegeman
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Paper Abstract

Second harmonic generation via counter propagating beams was demonstrated in poled polymer channel waveguides which were efficiently poled by in-plane geometry (d22 equals 153 pm/V). Although applications for high speed signal processing, such as pulse convolution and wavelength division multiplexing, are our primary object, it has competitive potential for frequency doublers against normal co-propagating geometries because of utilization of large resonant nonlinearities.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 September 1994
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2285, Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials VII, (23 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.187525
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Gustaaf R. Moehlmann, Akzo Electronic Products (Netherlands)
Winfried H. G. Horsthuis, Akzo Electronic Products (Netherlands)
Akira Otomo, CREOL (Japan)
George I. Stegeman, CREOL (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2285:
Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials VII
Gustaaf R. Moehlmann, Editor(s)

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