A technique by which the second order nonlinearity of poled silica fibre is significantly increased is demonstrated. Voltage assisted cooling technique offers a significant increase in Χ(2) compared to the standard thermal poling technique.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices
A. Canagasabey, F. P. Mezzapesa, C. Corbari, P. G. Kazansky, and M. Ibsen, "75% Enhancement of the Second Order Nonlinearity in Twin-Hole Fibres through Voltage Assisted Cooling during Poling," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CTuJ3.
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