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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2005
  • pp: 1378–1383

Modeling second-harmonic generation by use of mode expansion

Björn Maes, Peter Bienstman, and Roel Baets  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 22, Issue 7, pp. 1378-1383 (2005)

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We present an accurate and efficient method of modeling second-harmonic generation in two-dimensional structures by use of eigenmode expansion. By using the undepleted-pump approximation we uncouple the calculations for the fundamental and second harmonic. Expansion of the field in eigenmodes gives rise to a linear matrix formalism. The method includes reflections and is especially suited for periodic structures. Several examples, including a two-dimensional photonic-crystal-cavity device, are studied.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices

Björn Maes, Peter Bienstman, and Roel Baets, "Modeling second-harmonic generation by use of mode expansion," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 22, 1378-1383 (2005)

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