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Overview of EO polymers and polymer modulator stability

Paper Abstract

This is a brief overview of the technology of nonlinear optical polymers (NLOP) and their use in electro-optic (EO) modulators. This paper also covers preliminary results from the authors' laboratories on highly active CLD- and FTC-type chromophores in guest-host films of APC amorphous polycarbonate. Emphasis will be given to thermal stability and long-term EO modulator aging.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 August 2005
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5897, Photonics for Space Environments X, 589701 (26 August 2005);
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Geoffrey A. Lindsay, U.S. Navy (United States)
Paul R. Ashley, U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command (United States)
Andrew P. Guenther, U.S. Navy (United States)
Mohan Sanghadasa, AEgis Technologies Group (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5897:
Photonics for Space Environments X
Edward W. Taylor, Editor(s)

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