We present the first results of 2nd harmonic generation in a two dimensional Penrose pattern in lithium niobate. These results show the flexibility and potential for novel devices in two dimensional poled structures.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
R. T. Bratfalean, N. G. Broderick, K. Gallo, and A. C. Peacock, "Frequency conversion in a nonlinear photonic quasi-crystal," in Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Technical Digest on CD (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper MB8.