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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2834–2838

Inelastic light scattering from terahertz standing waves in a slab waveguide

Thomas Feil, A. Kozhanov, and S. J. Allen  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 29, Issue 10, pp. 2834-2838 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.29.002834


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Abstract

Second order, χ(2) nonlinear mixing of optical and terahertz (THz) radiation is enhanced by phase matching by the spatial distribution of THz standing waves in a slab waveguide. The interference pattern due to selectively excited waveguide modes is thus detected and modeled along a crystal slab waveguide.

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OCIS Codes
(350.2770) Other areas of optics : Gratings
(350.7420) Other areas of optics : Waves
(190.4223) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear wave mixing
(300.6495) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, teraherz

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 14, 2012
Revised Manuscript: August 24, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 24, 2012
Published: September 19, 2012

Citation
Thomas Feil, A. Kozhanov, and S. J. Allen, "Inelastic light scattering from terahertz standing waves in a slab waveguide," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 2834-2838 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-29-10-2834


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  16. The pattern is not symmetric with respect to the width of the crystal since the grating position was not symmetric with respect to the center of the crystal.

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