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Soluble phthalocyanine silicone plastics and elastomers for nonlinear optics
Author(s): Carl W. Dirk; Jiemin Bao; Mark G. Kuzyk; Constantina Poga
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Paper Abstract

We present a procedure for trivially preparing soluble, spinnable phthalocyanine plastics and elastomers containing high concentrations of silicon phthalocyanine incorporated as a copolymer. Polymers prepared by this method can easily be fashioned as thin films for optoelectronic applications. We present a visible broad band quadratic electroabsorption measurement on one such thin film, providing the real and imaginary components of (gamma) as well as the figure of merit Re[(gamma) ]/Im[(alpha) ].

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 September 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2285, Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials VII, (23 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.187526
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Carl W. Dirk, Univ. of Texas/El Paso (United States)
Jiemin Bao, Univ. of Texas/El Paso (United States)
Mark G. Kuzyk, Washington State Univ. (United States)
Constantina Poga, Washington State Univ. (United States)


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

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