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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 25, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2008
  • pp: 1616–1624

Comprehensive analysis of multiple-reflection effects on rotational Maker-fringe experiments

Makoto Abe, Ichiro Shoji, Jun Suda, and Takashi Kondo  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 25, Issue 10, pp. 1616-1624 (2008)

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What we believe to be a new mathematical procedure has been proposed for analyzing the rotational Maker-fringe data taking account of the effects of multiple reflections and interferences of the fundamental and second-harmonic beams in anisotropic plane-parallel plates. In the present formalisms partial overlaps of the fundamental and second-harmonic beams are fully included. A comparison between numerical simulations based on the proposed formalisms and experimental data obtained for a high-quality (0001) plane-parallel plate of 6H-SiC revealed the validity of our theory. We have determined the magnitudes of the nonlinear optical coefficients of 6H-SiC as d 31 = d 32 = 6.7 ± 0.8 pm V , d 15 = d 24 = 6.4 ± 1.1 pm V , and d 33 = 9.7 ± 8.0 pm V .

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OCIS Codes
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(190.5970) Nonlinear optics : Semiconductor nonlinear optics including MQW

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: March 24, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 8, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: July 21, 2008
Published: September 10, 2008

Makoto Abe, Ichiro Shoji, Jun Suda, and Takashi Kondo, "Comprehensive analysis of multiple-reflection effects on rotational Maker-fringe experiments," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 1616-1624 (2008)

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