Water photonics, non-linearity, and anomalously large electro-optic coefficients in poled silica fibers

@article{Canning2018WaterPN,
  title={Water photonics, non-linearity, and anomalously large electro-optic coefficients in poled silica fibers},
  author={John Canning},
  journal={MRS Communications},
  year={2018},
  volume={8},
  pages={29-34}
}
  • J. Canning
  • Published 6 November 2017
  • Physics
  • MRS Communications
A review of the literature offers an explanation for the large anomalous electro-optic (e.o.) effect reported by Fujiwara et al . in 1994. It is based on the large e.o. coefficient of ordered water at an interface measured in recent years >1000 pm/V. More broadly, the concept of water-based photonics, where water could be a new platform material for devices and systems, is introduced, suggesting that liquid states of matter can allow ready shaping and exploitation of many processes in ways not… 

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