Thermal poling of Suprasil 300™ silica glass samples is performed at temperatures up to 800°C. The cathodic current measured during poling shows that significant charge injection occurs. Measurements of the X(2) susceptibility by the Maker fringes technique are shown.
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N. Godbout, E. Nérat, V. Tréanton, and S. Lacroix, "High-temperature poling of bulk silica glass: measurements of poling current and Maker fringes," in Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper MD39.
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