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25 February 1993 Advanced high-temperature polymers for integrated optical waveguides
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An amorphous, nonlinear optical polymer, which has a glass transition temperature of 208 degree(s)C, was prepared. It is soluble in common organic solvents, and can be processed by conventional photolithographic processes. Corona-poled thin films of this polymer exhibit second-order nonlinear optical properties. This polymer is comprised of mainchain cinnamamide chromophores in the syndioregic configuration. The rigid U-shaped links which bridge the chromophores in this polymer were designed to geometrically stabilize polar, folded conformations in the backbone.
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Geoffrey A. Lindsay, Ronald A. Henry, and John D. Stenger-Smith "Advanced high-temperature polymers for integrated optical waveguides", Proc. SPIE 1775, Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials V, (25 February 1993); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.139224
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