We numerically study the process of second-harmonic generation in one-dimensional photonic bandgap structures pumped by ultrashort pulses. Our analysis highlights reduced conversion efficiency and pulses distorsions, giving useful guidelines for the design.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices
A. Locatelli, D. Modotto, C. De Angelis, F. M. Pigozzo, and A. Capobianco, "Second-harmonic generation with ultrashort pump pulses in photonic bandgap structures," in Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Technical Digest on CD (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuC41.
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