15 March 2001 Organic and inorganic crystals for electro-optic modulators with low driving voltage
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Proceedings Volume 4358, Optics of Crystals; (2001) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.418848
Event: Optics of Crystals, 2000, Mozyr, Belarus
Abstract
The focus of this paper is the characterization of electro- optic properties of single crystal thin films of organic material NPP grown by the plate-guided method. Characterization was performed using the longitudinal a.c. modulation technique. Half-wave voltage V(pi ), figure- of-merit F, and electro-optic coefficient r63 were estimated to be 3.24 kV, 0.98x10-10 m/V and 25.8x10-12 m/V respectively. We found that crystalline z-axis is off the normal to the plane of the film at an angle of 7 degree(s). We also proposed a transverse version of a thin film electro-optic modulator with low driving voltage, which is based on a single-arm thin film waveguide interferometer.
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Sergey S. Sarkisov, Sergey S. Sarkisov, Jifu Liu, Jifu Liu, Michael J. Curley, Michael J. Curley, Curtis E. Banks, Curtis E. Banks, } "Organic and inorganic crystals for electro-optic modulators with low driving voltage", Proc. SPIE 4358, Optics of Crystals, (15 March 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.418848; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.418848
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