20 November 1996 DC Kerr measurement in a silica channel waveguide
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We describe interferometric measurements of the DC Kerr susceptibilities in an SiO2-GeO2 channel waveguide. The measured magnitude of (chi) 1111(3)(-(omega) ; (omega) , 0,0) equals 2.44 +/- 0.2 X 10-22 m2/V2 is comparable to the previously measured optical Kerr susceptibility. However, the ratio of nonlinear tensor elements (chi) 1111(3)/(chi) 1122(3) equals 1.1 for the DC Kerr effect differs from that observed in the optical Kerr effect where (chi) 1111(3)/(chi) 1122(3) equals 3. We provide theoretical interpretation for this difference in the polarization dependence.
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Alice C. Liu, Alice C. Liu, Michel J. F. Digonnet, Michel J. F. Digonnet, Gordon S. Kino, Gordon S. Kino, "DC Kerr measurement in a silica channel waveguide", Proc. SPIE 2841, Doped Fiber Devices, (20 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.258974; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.258974

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