Polymers for Second-Order Nonlinear Optics (ACS Symposium Series 601)

Polymers for Second-Order Nonlinear Optics (ACS Symposium Series 601)

By: Kenneth D. Singer (editor), Geoffrey A. Lindsay (editor)Hardback

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Presents the most recent developments in second-order nonlinear optical polymers. Covers the most important technologies necessary to achieve commercially viable devices based on special polymeric materials with second-order nonlinear optical properties. Discusses important molecular design considerations, how to process the polymers into films, the stability of the films, their optical properties, and prototype devices that can be made from these films.

Contents

Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Polymers: An Overview ; Design and Properties of High-Temperature Second-Order Optical Chromophores ; Hyperpolarizabilites of Push-Pull Polyenes: Molecular Orbital and Valence-Bond Charge-Transfer Models ; Solvent Effects on the Molecular Quadratic Hyperpolarizabilites ; Characterization of Nonlinear Optical Chromophores in Solution ; Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of the Second- Order Optical Properties of the Chromophore Retinal and Its Derivatives: Modeling the Bacteriorhodopsin Binding Pocket ; Design and Synthesis of Thermally Stable Chromophores with Low Absorption at Device Operating Wavelengths ; Thermally Stable Nonlinear Optical Moiety-Doped Polyimides for Photonic Devices ; Design and Synthesis of a Polar Dipyrromethene Dye ; High-Temperature Nonlinear Polyimides for *y](^2]) Applications ; Highly Efficient and Thermally Stable Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Chromophores and Electrooptic Polymers ; Techniques of Ultrastructure Synthesis Relevant to the Fabrication of Electrooptic Modulators ; Development of Functionalized Polyimides for Second-Order Nonlinear Optics ; Advances in Main-Chain Syndioregic Nonlinear Optical Polymers ; Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Interpenetrating Polymer Networks ; Aromatic Heterocyclic Rings as Active Components in the Design of Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Chromophores ; Nonlinear Optical Properties of Poly(1,4-phenylenevinylene) and Its Derivatives ; All-Optical Poling of Polymers for Phase-Matched Frequency Doubling ; Photo-Induced Poling of Polar Azo Dyes in Polymeric Films: Toward Second-Order Applications ; Determination of the Second Harmonic Coefficients of Birefringent Poled Polymers ; Stark Spectroscopy as a Tool for the Characterization of Poled Polymers for Nonlinear Optics ; Pyroelectrical Investigation of Nonlinear Optical Polymers with Uniform or Patterned Dipole Orientation ; Quantitative, Rational Predictions of the Long-Term Temporal Decay Properties of Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Polymers from the Analysis of Relaxation Dynamics ; Optical Damage in Nonlinear Optical Polymer Waveguides ; Polyimides for Electrooptic Applications ; Electrooptic Cardo-Type Polymers with High-Glass-Transition Temperatures ; Nonlinear Optical Activity Relaxation Energetics in a Polyether Thermoplastic Nonlinear Optical Polymer with a High Glass-Transition Temperature ; Guest-Host Cross-linked Polyimides for Integrated Optics ; Bifunctional Dyes for Cross-linked Nonlinear Optical Polymers ; Integration of Electrooptic Polymers in Optoelectronic Devices ; Polymer Electrooptic Waveguide Fabrication ; Advances in Organic Polymer-Based Optoelectronics ; Electrooptic Polymer Mach-Zehnder Modulators: High-Speed Analog and Digital Considerations ; Second Harmonic Generation by Counter-Directed Guided Waves in Poled Polymer Waveguides ; Second Harmonic Femtosecond Pulse Generation in Nonlinear Polymer Thin-Film Structures ; Periodic Domain Inversion in Thin Nonlinear Optical Polymer Films for Second Harmonic Generation ; Cascading of Second-Order Nonlinearities: Concepts, Materials, and Devices

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  • ISBN13: 9780841232631
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 560
  • ID: 9780841232631
  • weight: 857
  • ISBN10: 0841232636

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