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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2000
  • pp: 427–432

Electric-field frequency dependence of Pockels coefficients in 2-amino-5-nitropyridium dihydrogen phosphate organic–inorganic crystals

J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, A. Ibanez, P. Ney, and M. D. Fontana  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 17, Issue 3, pp. 427-432 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.17.000427


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Abstract

The electro-optic and dielectric properties of organic–inorganic 2-amino-5-nitropyridium dihydrogen phosphate crystals were measured near room temperature at a wavelength of 632.8 nm and as a function of an electric-field frequency that varied from 1 kHz to 40 MHz. The frequency dispersion of the electro-optic coefficients and their comparison with the second-harmonic generation coefficients showed that the largest part of the electro-optic properties is electronic in origin (whereas the piezo-optic contribution is small). Results reveal a large anisotropy of the ionic and electronic contributions that is related to the contributions of the organic molecule to nonlinear polarizability.

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OCIS Codes
(160.2100) Materials : Electro-optical materials
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials

Citation
J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, A. Ibanez, P. Ney, and M. D. Fontana, "Electric-field frequency dependence of Pockels coefficients in 2-amino-5-nitropyridium dihydrogen phosphate organic–inorganic crystals," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 17, 427-432 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-17-3-427


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