Efficient quasi phase matched second harmonic generation in a polymer waveguide

Garo Khananan, Robert Norwood

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Efficient phase matched second harmonic generation has been observed in a polymer waveguide over a distance of 0.5 cm. Phase matching is accomplished by periodic poling of a nonlinear optical polymer. The observed efficiency of 0.01 %/W is in good agreement with calculations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)44-52
Number of pages9
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
StatePublished - Dec 1 1990
EventNonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials III 1990 - San Diego, United States
Duration: Jul 8 1990Jul 13 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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