The contribution of the buried Si-SiO2 interface strain to second-harmonic generation (SHG) is observed and isolated clearly from internal electric-field-induced SHG by applying external deformation of specific geometry to (100) crystalline silicon plate.
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T. V. Dolgova, V. O. Bessonov, A. I. Maidykovsky, and O. A. Aktsipetrov, "Surface-Strain-Induced Second-Harmonic Generation in Silicon," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper QWF2.
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