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16 December 1993 Novel phase-matching concept for polymer waveguides
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The electric field induced dynamic phase-matching of SHG waveguide was first demonstrated using a main chain type NLO polymer. The optimum phase-matching thickness was controlled by applied an electric field to polymer waveguide. The effective phase-matching thickness variation induced by poling is about 0.025 micrometers which is 6 times larger than FWHM of phase-matching thickness in conventional slab waveguide. The efficient phase-matched SHG was observed from taperless slab waveguide. No decay of SH conversion efficiency is observed in the presence of electric field.
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Toshiyuki Watanabe, Xu Tang Tao, D. Zhou, S. Shimoda, Hiroaki Usui, Hisaya Sato, Seizo Miyata, C. Claude, and Yoshiyuki Okamoto "Novel phase-matching concept for polymer waveguides", Proc. SPIE 2025, Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials VI, (16 December 1993);

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