We study numerically the dynamics of the induced second-order nonlinearity in Infrasil® silica glass, with a two charge carrier model. An optimum in poling time is found. Its position depends on the sample thickness.
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A. Kudlinski, G. Martinelli, Y. Quiquempois, and H. Zeghlache, "Microscopic model for the second-order nonlinearity creation in thermally poled bulk silica glasses," in Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper TuC3.
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