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Guided-mode method for measuring electro-optic coefficients of poled polymer waveguides
Author(s): Fubin Gao; Feng Jin; Rubing Xing; Yingqun Li
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Paper Abstract

A guided-mode method is proposed to determine the electro- optic (EO) coefficients of poled polymer waveguides. This method is based on the measurement of the ordinary and extraordinary refractive indices in poled polymer waveguides by using the prism coupling technique. The relationship between EO coefficients and the change of the index ellipsoid of poled polymer waveguides caused by an applied electric field are derived. The EO coefficients of corona- poled DANS(4-dimethylamino-4'nitro-stilbene) side-chain polymer waveguides are measured by using this method.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 October 1996
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2897, Electro-Optic and Second Harmonic Generation Materials, Devices, and Applications, (3 October 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.252988
Show Author Affiliations
Fubin Gao, Changchun Institute of Physics (China)
Feng Jin, Jilin Univ. Region (United States)
Rubing Xing, Lab. of Excited State Processes (China)
Yingqun Li, Second Aviation Institute of the Air Force (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2897:
Electro-Optic and Second Harmonic Generation Materials, Devices, and Applications
Manfred Eich; Bruce H. T. Chai; Minhua Jiang, Editor(s)

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