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Physical models of second-harmonic generation in optical fibers
Author(s): Bernhard Lesche
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Paper Abstract

We describe some of the theoretical explanations of efficient second-harmonic generation in Ge-doped glass optical fibers known in the literature, and we discuss two models that are based on the reorientation of GeE' centers by means of selective electronic transitions. The first model, which uses selective absorption of photons, stimulated experiments on fiber preparation under UV-excitation. The experimental results, in turn, stimulated modification of the model and the formulation of a selective emission model.

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Date Published: 30 December 1991
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1516, International Workshop on Photoinduced Self-Organization Effects in Optical Fiber, (30 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.51146
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Bernhard Lesche, Univ. Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1516:
International Workshop on Photoinduced Self-Organization Effects in Optical Fiber
Francois Ouellette, Editor(s)

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