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Voltage-assisted cooling: a new route to enhance χ(2) during thermal poling

Francesco P.Mezzapesa, Isabel C.S.Carvalho, Costantino Corbari, Peter G.Kazansky, James S.Wilkinson
Optoelectronics Research Centre, Southampton University, UK

George Chen
Electronics and Computer Science, Southampton University, UK


Modifying the standard constant-voltage poling procedure significantly enhances the in-built electric field strength (and consequently χ(2)) and leads to control of the nonlinear region evolution, both crucial parameters to integrate nonlinearity in waveguiding regions.

CLEO/QELS Baltimore 22-27 May (2005)

Southampton ePrint id: 38304


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