Thermally stable nonlinear optical polyimides : Synthesis and electro-optic properties

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  • Alex K-Y. Jen
  • Kevin J. Drost
  • Yongming Cai
  • V. Pushkara Rao
  • Larry R. Dalton


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)965-966
Journal / PublicationJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes


A facile synthetic method has been developed to incorporate efficient nonlinear optical chromophores as side-chains into high temperature polyimides resulting in high electro-optic activity and long-term thermal stability at 90 °C for over one month.