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  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2007
  • pp: 1144–1149

Theory of pulse compression using aperiodic quasi-phase-matched gratings

Geoffrey H.C. New  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 5, pp. 1144-1149 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.24.001144


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Abstract

A simple treatment of pulse compression in second-harmonic generation based on the use of an aperiodically poled nonlinear medium is presented. Particular emphasis is placed on the conditions that must be satisfied if the process is to work efficiently. The possible extension to the case of optical parametric amplification and oscillation is considered.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 23, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: December 21, 2006
Published: April 17, 2007

Citation
Geoffrey H. New, "Theory of pulse compression using aperiodic quasi-phase-matched gratings," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 1144-1149 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-24-5-1144


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