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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1992
  • pp: 2274–2282

Dispersion of the complex electro-optic coefficient and electrochromic effects in poled polymer films

Koen Clays and Jay S. Schildkraut  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 9, Issue 12, pp. 2274-2282 (1992)

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The importance of electrochromic effects in the ellipsometric determination of the electro-optic coefficient of poled polymer films is discussed. A relation between electrochromism and the complex electro-optic coefficient is proposed. The dispersion of the electro-optic coefficient for the charge-transfer molecules is shown to follow the simple two-level model.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: February 21, 1992
Revised Manuscript: April 27, 1992
Published: December 1, 1992

Koen Clays and Jay S. Schildkraut, "Dispersion of the complex electro-optic coefficient and electrochromic effects in poled polymer films," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 9, 2274-2282 (1992)

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