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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: G. I. Stegeman
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2006
  • pp: 168–178

Collinear terahertz generation in photonic crystal structures via difference-frequency generation

Nadia Mattiucci, Giuseppe D’Aguanno, Michael Scalora, Mark J. Bloemer, Neset Akozbek, and J. W. Haus  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 168-178 (2006)

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We have developed a three-dimensional model to study the properties of terahertz emission from a one-dimensional, χ ( 2 ) -doped photonic crystal. We exploit difference-frequency generation in a collinear configuration and find an enhancement factor of up to 20 with respect to difference-frequency conversion from an equivalent bulk structure.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(230.4170) Optical devices : Multilayers

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Photonic Crystals

Nadia Mattiucci, Giuseppe D'Aguanno, Michael Scalora, Mark J. Bloemer, Neset Akozbek, and J. W. Haus, "Collinear terahertz generation in photonic crystal structures via difference-frequency generation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 168-178 (2006)

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