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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 25 — Dec. 13, 2004
  • pp: 6093–6099

Wide wedge-shaped depletion region in thermally poled fiber with alloy electrodes

Niklas Myrén, Håkan Olsson, Lars Norin, Niclas Sjödin, Per Helander, Jan Svennebrink, and Walter Margulis  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 25, pp. 6093-6099 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.12.006093


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Abstract

A twin-hole fiber was provided with Au-Sn alloy electrodes and thermally poled at 255 °C with 4.3 kV applied during 155 minutes. An electric field 6×107 V/m was recorded. The poled fiber was cleaved and etched, revealing that the depletion region overlapped the entire core, was wedge shaped and pointed towards the cathode. The recorded profile closely followed the spatial distribution of the poling field.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: October 27, 2004
Revised Manuscript: November 23, 2004
Published: December 13, 2004

Citation
Niklas Myrén, Håkan Olsson, Lars Norin, Niclas Sjödin, Per Helander, Jan Svennebrink, and Walter Margulis, "Wide wedge-shaped depletion region in thermally poled fiber with alloy electrodes," Opt. Express 12, 6093-6099 (2004)
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