Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 22, Issue 4, pp 297–318 | Cite as

Organic second-order non-linear optical materials and devices

  • B. K. Nayar
  • C. S. Winter
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Organic second-order nonlinear materials are currently receiving considerable attention for fabrication of frequency mixing and electro-optic devices. In this paper the key concepts in the development of organic nonlinear materials and waveguide device design are introduced. The recent advances in nonlinear waveguides for frequency doubling and electro-optic devices are reviewed.


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  • B. K. Nayar
    • 1
  • C. S. Winter
    • 1
  1. 1.Martlesham HeathBritish Telecom Research LaboratoriesIpswichUK

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