Second-harmonic generation combined with an electro-optic effect is considered for measuring impulse electric fields. Measurements with nonlinear, electro-optic crystals, namely LiNbO3 and KTiOPO4, show that phase matching condition can be effectively used for such application.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.2090) Optical devices : Electro-optical devices
N. J. Vasa, Y. Kawata, K. Kuriaki, and S. Yokoyama, "Second harmonic generation technique combined with electro-optic effect for impulse electric field measurement," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CThU6.
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