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Enhancement of second-harmonic generation in a one-dimensional periodic structure
Author(s): Ramon Corbalan; Jordi Martorell; J. Trull; Ramon Alavedra Vilaseca
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Paper Abstract

Selection of electromagnetic modes in a 1-dimensional dielectric periodic structure with a defect in the central period, is used to obtain sharp resonances in the generation of second harmonic light. We have observed experimentally the enhancement of the nonlinear interaction in the vicinity of the defect when the second harmonic wave is excited for modes within the forbidden zone or stop band. We have also observed an enhancement near the band edge, where the group velocity approaches zero. These results are in agreement with an analysis that includes the interference effects arising from multiple reflections in the periodic structure.

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Date Published: 5 February 1996
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2730, Second Iberoamerican Meeting on Optics, (5 February 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.231106
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Ramon Corbalan, Univ. Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain)
Jordi Martorell, Univ. Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain)
J. Trull, Univ. Politecnica de Catalunya (Spain)
Ramon Alavedra Vilaseca, Univ. Politecnica de Catalunya (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2730:
Second Iberoamerican Meeting on Optics
Daniel Malacara-Hernandez; Sofia E. Acosta-Ortiz; Ramon Rodriguez-Vera; Zacarias Malacara; Arquimedes A. Morales, Editor(s)

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