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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 23 — Aug. 10, 2007
  • pp: 5728–5731

Phase-matching properties for AgGaGeS4

Kentaro Miyata, Valentin Petrov, and Kiyoshi Kato  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 23, pp. 5728-5731 (2007)

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The phase-matching conditions of A g G a G e S 4 have been measured for second-harmonic generation at 0.8 and 5.3 μm , and difference-frequency generation at 2.2, 3.6–5.1, and 4.8 11.8   μm . The improved Sellmeier equations that reproduce well the various phase-matching conditions are presented.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: April 4, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 11, 2007
Published: August 8, 2007

Kentaro Miyata, Valentin Petrov, and Kiyoshi Kato, "Phase-matching properties for AgGaGeS4," Appl. Opt. 46, 5728-5731 (2007)

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