Coplanar-Electrode Measurement of Electro-Optic Coefficients in Poled Polymer Thin Films

J. W. Wu

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Abstract

A coplanar electrode structure is introduced to measure the linear electro-optic (EO) effect of poled polymer thin films. The coplanar structure has advantages over the parallel plate structure in removing artifacts such as piezoelectric effect and electrostrictions. Optical geometry of coplanar electrode thin film setup is analyzed to find a relationship between the measured modulated intensity and microscopic molecular parameters.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)187-196
Number of pages10
JournalMolecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section A: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals
Volume267
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Oct 1995

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