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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 12 — Apr. 20, 1998
  • pp: 2414–2423

Group-velocity control in the mixing of three noncollinear phase-matched waves

Alessandra Andreoni and Maria Bondani  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 12, pp. 2414-2423 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.37.002414


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Abstract

A model of three-wave parametric interactions is presented, in both type I and type II noncollinear phase-matching conditions, in which the group velocities of the interacting pulses are suitably linked to each other. We consider two conditions for group velocities that are significant in the parametric generation/amplification of femtosecond pulses and determine the interaction geometry required to fulfill them in uniaxial crystals. The results are compared with those for collinear phase matching and are used to interpret the behavior of ultrabroadband parametric sources.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(190.5040) Nonlinear optics : Phase conjugation

History
Original Manuscript: July 8, 1997
Revised Manuscript: November 20, 1997
Published: April 20, 1998

Citation
Alessandra Andreoni and Maria Bondani, "Group-velocity control in the mixing of three noncollinear phase-matched waves," Appl. Opt. 37, 2414-2423 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-37-12-2414


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