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Characterization Of Polymeric Nonlinear Optical Materials
Author(s): G. Khanarian; T. Che; R. N. DeMartino; D. Haas; T. Leslie; H. T. Man; M. Sansone; J. B. Stamatoff; C. C. Teng; H. N. Yoon
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Paper Abstract

The development of organic nonlinear optical materials requires the accurate measurement of its nonlinear optical and electrooptical properties. These measurements provide a guide to the synthesis and fabrication of new nonlinear organic materials with improved properties. A new technique for the electrooptical characterization of thin polymeric films is presented. This technique is used to measure the linear electrooptical Pockels effect in poled MNA/PMMA guest host glassy polymers. These results are compared to x(2) values derived from second harmonic generation studies. D. C. Kerr effect results are reported for a novel sol gel glass/PMMA composite material containing MNA. These results probe the relative mobility of MNA in PMMA at room temperature and elevated temperatures. x(3) values of several organic liquids are also measured by third harmonic generation studies in air. These values are compared with those derived from measurements in vacuum and good agreement is found between the two techniques.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 1988
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0824, Advances in Nonlinear Polymers and Inorganic Crystals, Liquid Crystals and Laser Media, (4 February 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.941963
Show Author Affiliations
G. Khanarian, Hoechst Celanese Corporation (United States)
T. Che, Hoechst Celanese Corporation (United States)
R. N. DeMartino, Hoechst Celanese Corporation (United States)
D. Haas, Hoechst Celanese Corporation (United States)
T. Leslie, Hoechst Celanese Corporation (United States)
H. T. Man, Hoechst Celanese Corporation (United States)
M. Sansone, Hoechst Celanese Corporation (United States)
J. B. Stamatoff, Hoechst Celanese Corporation (United States)
C. C. Teng, Hoechst Celanese Corporation (United States)
H. N. Yoon, Hoechst Celanese Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0824:
Advances in Nonlinear Polymers and Inorganic Crystals, Liquid Crystals and Laser Media
Solomon Musikant, Editor(s)

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