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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2007
  • pp: 2888–2892

Comparison of r 33 values for AJ404 films prepared with parallel plate and corona poling

Edward M. McKenna, Andy S. Lin, Alan R. Mickelson, Raluca Dinu, and Dan Jin  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 11, pp. 2888-2892 (2007)

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We report on the measured electro-optic coefficients of approximately 150 pm V at 1310 nm and 1550 nm for poled guest–host polymer films made with the chromophore AJ404L. Films were poled using corona poling and parallel-plate poling techniques. The films were fabricated and poled and the electro-optic coefficients measured by two independent laboratories. Corona-poled AJ404L films were spun onto indium-tin oxide-coated glass substrates with and without a cladding layer of UV15LV. The r 33 value for the films were measured using the Teng–Man technique for both corona-poled and parallel-plate poled films.

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OCIS Codes
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics materials
(160.3130) Materials : Integrated optics materials
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials

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Original Manuscript: May 10, 2007
Revised Manuscript: October 1, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: October 1, 2007
Published: October 29, 2007

Edward M. McKenna, Andy S. Lin, Alan R. Mickelson, Raluca Dinu, and Dan Jin, "Comparison of r33 values for AJ404 films prepared with parallel plate and corona poling," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 2888-2892 (2007)

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