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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 1990
  • pp: 1259–1264

Phase matching considerations for generalized three-wave mixing in nonlinear anisotropic crystals

Robert A. Morgan  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 9, pp. 1259-1264 (1990)

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Phase matching in anisotropic second-order nonlinear optical crystals is studied. All the possible phase matching configurations and existence conditions for general collinear three-wave mixing interactions are derived for propagation within the crystal principal planes. Closed form expressions for the critical phase matching angles are given wherever possible.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: February 23, 1989
Published: March 20, 1990

Robert A. Morgan, "Phase matching considerations for generalized three-wave mixing in nonlinear anisotropic crystals," Appl. Opt. 29, 1259-1264 (1990)

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