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Optical Engineering

Phase-matching considerations of four-wave interaction processes in biaxial crystals
Author(s): Xue-Lin Yang; Shengwu Xie
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Paper Abstract

In light of the principle of phase matching (PM) in biaxial crystals, PM types for four-wave interaction processes are discussed. The relationships among the refractive indices of the four interacting waves are analyzed to classify PM topologies. A computer program is developed to characterize and obtain PM directions and their loci. As examples, PM loci for direct third-harmonic generation in four biaxial crystals are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1995
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 34(4) doi: 10.1117/12.190438
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 34, Issue 4
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Xue-Lin Yang, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)
Shengwu Xie, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)


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