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  • Vol. 40, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 2001
  • pp: 1417–1422

Temporal Solitons in Second-Harmonic Generation with a Noncollinear Phase-Mismatching Scheme

Tiejun Zhang, Koichi Yamakawa, Makoto Aoyama, and Motoki Yonemura  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 40, Issue 9, pp. 1417-1422 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.40.001417


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Abstract

A noncollinear second-harmonic-generation scheme that includes two gratings and a nonlinear optical crystal generates temporal solitons with a noncollinear phase mismatch and frequency-chirped laser pulses. At 180-fs pulse duration, 25-GW/cm<sup>2</sup> fundamental intensity, −7647.3-m<sup>−1</sup> wave-vector mismatch, 66-fs delay time, and ∓3.07163 × 10<sup>25</sup> s<sup>−2</sup> frequency-chirp rates, temporal solitons with durations from 139 to 155 fs and Gaussian shapes can be obtained. The corresponding conversion efficiency is greater than 40%.

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OCIS Codes
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices

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Tiejun Zhang, Koichi Yamakawa, Makoto Aoyama, and Motoki Yonemura, "Temporal Solitons in Second-Harmonic Generation with a Noncollinear Phase-Mismatching Scheme," Appl. Opt. 40, 1417-1422 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-40-9-1417


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