Second harmonic generation at 379 - 426 nm in borosilicate glass doped with I-VII (CuCl) semiconductor nanocrystals, or quantum dots, was observed. The second harmonics were generated without injection of external second harmonic seed pulses.
© 2002 Optical Society of America
(160.2750) Materials : Glass and other amorphous materials
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(190.5970) Nonlinear optics : Semiconductor nonlinear optics including MQW
(190.7220) Nonlinear optics : Upconversion
N. Thantu, R. S. Schley, and B. L. Justus, " Second harmonic generation in glass doped with I-VII semiconductor nanocrystals," in Nonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, A. Sawchuk, ed., Vol. 79 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, 2002), paper TuB5.
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