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Optimization of Materials for Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Applications

Gorman, Christopher B. and VanDoremaele, Gerard H. J. and Marder, Seth R. (1994) Optimization of Materials for Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Applications. In: Molecular and Biomolecular Electronics. Advances in Chemistry. No.240. American Chemical Society , Washington, DC, pp. 179-222. ISBN 9780841226982.

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This chapter outlines the approaches to the design and fabrication of organic nonlinear optical materials. First, the relationships between chemical structure and the first molecular hyperpolarizability (β) are described. Then, issues related to incorporation of these molecules into bulk materials with useful second-order susceptibilities, (x^(2)) are reviewed, in particular, crystalline and thin-film materials. We describe advantages and disadvantages of the various approaches in light of recent results.

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Additional Information:© 1994 American Chemical Society. Received for review March 12, 1992. Accepted revised manuscript March 5, 1993. Published in print 5 May 1994. Part of this paper was written at the Center for Space Microelectronics Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The work was sponsored by The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency through Contract No. 91-NC-146 administered by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. Support from the National Science Foundation through Grant CHE-9106689 is also gratefully acknowledged. C. B. Gorman thanks the JPL directors office for postdoctoral fellowship. The authors thank Bruce Tiemann, Sandra Gilmour, Andrienne Friedli, and Chin-Ti Chen for a critical reading of this manuscript.
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Official Citation:Optimization of Materials for Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Applications Christopher B. Gorman, Gerard H. J. VanDoremaele, and Seth R. Marder Molecular and Biomolecular Electronics. May 5, 1994 , 179-222 DOI:10.1021/ba-1994-0240.ch008
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