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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 7 — Apr. 3, 2006
  • pp: 2791–2797

Investigation of second-order nonlinearity in poled-polymer during photobleaching

Kaisheng Chen, Xiaoxu Deng, Feng Wang, Zhuangqi Cao, and Qishun Shen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 7, pp. 2791-2797 (2006)

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The second-order nonlinearity of poled-polymer during photobleaching process is monitored with second harmonic generation(SHG) intensity enhanced by surface plasmon resonance(SPR) in an attenuated total reflection (ATR) configuration. The nonlinear coefficient d33 of the poled polymer is determined by comparing the SPR enhanced second harmonic generation(SHG) intensities with that from the calibrated quartz. Experimental results show that photobleaching process has less effect on the second-order nonlinearity of a poled cross-linked polymer than that of a poled side-chain polymer.

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OCIS Codes
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4710) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities in organic materials
(260.5130) Physical optics : Photochemistry

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: January 23, 2006
Revised Manuscript: March 22, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: March 27, 2006
Published: April 3, 2006

Kaisheng Chen, Xiaoxu Deng, Feng Wang, Zhuangqi Cao, and Qishun Shen, "Investigation of second-order nonlinearity in poled-polymer during photobleaching," Opt. Express 14, 2791-2797 (2006)

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