30 August 2005 Electro-optic coefficients of 500 pm/V and beyond for organic materials
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Theoretical guidance, provided by quantum and statistical mechanical calculations, has aided the recent realization of electro-optic coefficients of greater than 300 pm/V (at 1.3 microns wavelength). This articles attempts to provide physical insight into those recent results and to explore avenues for the further improvement of electro-optic activity by structural modification, including to values of 500 pm/V and beyond. While large electro-optic coefficients are a necessary condition for extensive practical application of organic electro-optic materials, they are not a sufficient condition. Adequate thermal and photochemical stability, modest to low optical loss, and processability are important additional requirements. This article also examines such properties and suggests routes to achieving improved auxiliary properties.
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Larry Dalton, Larry Dalton, Bruce Robinson, Bruce Robinson, Alex Jen, Alex Jen, Philip Ried, Philip Ried, Bruce Eichinger, Bruce Eichinger, Philip Sullivan, Philip Sullivan, Andrew Akelaitis, Andrew Akelaitis, Denise Bale, Denise Bale, Marnie Haller, Marnie Haller, Jingdong Luo, Jingdong Luo, Sen Liu, Sen Liu, Yi Liao, Yi Liao, Kimberly Firestone, Kimberly Firestone, Nishant Bhatambrekar, Nishant Bhatambrekar, Sanchali Bhattacharjee, Sanchali Bhattacharjee, Jessica Sinness, Jessica Sinness, Scott Hammond, Scott Hammond, Nicholas Buker, Nicholas Buker, Robert Snoeberger, Robert Snoeberger, Mark Lingwood, Mark Lingwood, Harry Rommel, Harry Rommel, Joe Amend, Joe Amend, Sei-Hum Jang, Sei-Hum Jang, Antao Chen, Antao Chen, William Steier, William Steier, } "Electro-optic coefficients of 500 pm/V and beyond for organic materials", Proc. SPIE 5935, Linear and Nonlinear Optics of Organic Materials V, 593502 (30 August 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.617343; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.617343

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