We apply the optimal control technique to the topic of type I second-harmonic generation with ultrashort laser pulses. We design temporally tailored fundamental-frequency laser pulses that generate, in the regime of pump depletion, temporally symmetric second-harmonic optical pulses.
© 2000 Optical Society of America
Roberto Buffa and Stefano Cavalieri, "Optimal control of type I second-harmonic generation with ultrashort laser pulses," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 17, 1901-1905 (2000)