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Poling techniques for optical fibers

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Normally, only non-centro-symmetric crystalline materials exhibit second-order optical non-linearities. A material with a large second-order non-linearity is required for use in second-harmonic generation, Pockels modulators and parametric oscillators. Glass, being an amorphous material, exhibits the usual third-order non-linear behaviour, but not second-order effects. However, poling of an optical fibre by simultaneous excitation and orientation of defect centres has recently been demonstrated and leads to the creation of permanent, large second-order non-linearities

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Li, L. and Fermann, M.E. (1989) Poling techniques for optical fibers At QELS: Conference on Quantum Electronics & Laser Science, United States. 24 - 28 Apr 1989.

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Published date: 1989
Additional Information: Paper FCC1
Venue - Dates: QELS: Conference on Quantum Electronics & Laser Science, United States, 1989-04-24 - 1989-04-28
Organisations: Optoelectronics Research Centre

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Local EPrints ID: 77538
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77538
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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:31

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Author: L. Li
Author: M.E. Fermann

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