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Nonlinear optical response in high-Tc superconducting microparticle composites
Author(s): Joseph W. Haus; Charles M. Bowden; Mark J. Bloemer
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Paper Abstract

We use a Ginzburg-Landau Phenomenological model to calculate the nonlinear optical response from superconducting microparticles embedded in a transparent dielectric material. Specifically, we predict a strong frequency dependence of the nonlinear optical susceptibility and a nonlinear change in the transmission coefficient in the JR to microwave region. Also, we predict a field-intensity--dependent renormalization of the transition temperature and third harmonic generation in the JR to microwave regime below the transition temperature.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1280, High Speed Phenomena in Photonic Materials and Optical Bistability, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20648
Show Author Affiliations
Joseph W. Haus, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)
Charles M. Bowden, U.S. Army Missile Command (United States)
Mark J. Bloemer, U.S. Army Missile Command (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1280:
High Speed Phenomena in Photonic Materials and Optical Bistability
Dieter Jaeger, Editor(s)

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