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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 2 — Jan. 10, 2014
  • pp: 283–290

Analysis of adjusting effects of mounting force on frequency conversion of mounted nonlinear optics

Ruifeng Su, Haitao Liu, Yingchun Liang, and Lihua Lu  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 2, pp. 283-290 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.53.000283


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Abstract

Motivated by the need to increase the second harmonic generation (SHG) efficiency of nonlinear optics with large apertures, a novel mounting configuration with active adjusting function on the SHG efficiency is proposed and mechanically and optically studied. The adjusting effects of the mounting force on the distortion and stress are analyzed by the finite element methods (FEM), as well as the contribution of the distortion and stress to the change in phase mismatch, and the SHG efficiency are theoretically stated. Further on, the SHG efficiency is calculated as a function of the mounting force. The changing trends of the distortion, stress, and the SHG efficiency with the varying mounting force are obtained, and the optimal ones are figured out. Moreover, the mechanism of the occurrence of the optimal values is studied and the adjusting strategy is put forward. Numerical results show the robust adjustment of the mounting force, as well as the effectiveness of the mounting configuration, in increasing the SHG efficiency.

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OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(140.3515) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, frequency doubled

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 2, 2013
Revised Manuscript: November 23, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 5, 2013
Published: January 10, 2014

Citation
Ruifeng Su, Haitao Liu, Yingchun Liang, and Lihua Lu, "Analysis of adjusting effects of mounting force on frequency conversion of mounted nonlinear optics," Appl. Opt. 53, 283-290 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-53-2-283


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