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  • Vol. 14, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1997
  • pp: 1380–1386

Absolute measurement of quadratic nonlinearities from phase-matched second-harmonic generation in a single KTP crystal cut as a sphere

B. Boulanger, J. P. Fève, G. Marnier, C. Bonnin, P. Villeval, and J. J. Zondy  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 14, Issue 6, pp. 1380-1386 (1997)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.14.001380


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Abstract

We determine within an accuracy of 10% the absolute magnitude of the quadratic effective coefficients of types I and II phase-matched second-harmonic generation from conversion efficiency measurements in a single nonlinear crystal cut as a sphere. The agreement is good with measurements performed in thin parallelepipedal samples. The material studied is KTiOPO4, for which improved Sellmeier equations are given.

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B. Boulanger, J. P. Fève, G. Marnier, C. Bonnin, P. Villeval, and J. J. Zondy, "Absolute measurement of quadratic nonlinearities from phase-matched second-harmonic generation in a single KTP crystal cut as a sphere," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 1380-1386 (1997)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-14-6-1380


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