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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 24 — Aug. 20, 1992
  • pp: 5003–5009

Nonreciprocal optical device based on second-harmonic generation

Krassimir A. Stankov, Velko P. Tzolov, and Mirko G. Mirkov  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 24, pp. 5003-5009 (1992)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.31.005003


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Abstract

We propose a novel device that exhibits nonreciprocity in optical reflection or transmission. The device is formed by two frequency-doubling crystals and a suitable dichroic mirror or a filter. The nonreciprocity may exceed 100 and be accompanied by nonlinear reflection or transmission. Applications in unidirectional and mode-locked lasers are discussed.

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History
Original Manuscript: February 15, 1991
Published: August 20, 1992

Citation
Krassimir A. Stankov, Velko P. Tzolov, and Mirko G. Mirkov, "Nonreciprocal optical device based on second-harmonic generation," Appl. Opt. 31, 5003-5009 (1992)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-31-24-5003


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