Third order nonlinearity of 4-dialkylamino-4'nitro-stilbene waveguides at 1319 nm

Dug Y. Kim, Michael Sundheimer, Akira Otomo, George Stegeman, Winfried H.G. Horsthuis, Guus R. Möhlmann

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Abstract

The intensity dependent optical properties of 4-dialkylamino-4'nitro- stilbene polymer channel waveguides were measured at 1319 nm with a pulse modulated Mach-Zehnder interferometer to be n2=0.8×10 -13 cm2/W and β2<0.08 cm/GW. This material is promising for all-optical switching at 1319 nm because it satisfies both the W and T figures of merit.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)290-292
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume63
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Dec 1

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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    Kim, D. Y., Sundheimer, M., Otomo, A., Stegeman, G., Horsthuis, W. H. G., & Möhlmann, G. R. (1993). Third order nonlinearity of 4-dialkylamino-4'nitro-stilbene waveguides at 1319 nm. Applied Physics Letters, 63(3), 290-292. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.110081