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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1990
  • pp: 53–56

Microscopic model of second-harmonic generation in glass fibers

B. Lesche  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp. 53-56 (1990)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.7.000053


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Abstract

A microscopic model is given to explain the irreversible changes in glass fibers caused by simultaneous irradiation with 1064- and 532-nm light. The model involves an excitation of Ge E′ defects by photons of the fourth harmonic. A quantum-mechanical formalism is developed that is especially suited to describe a system under the influence of radiation fields.

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B. Lesche, "Microscopic model of second-harmonic generation in glass fibers," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 7, 53-56 (1990)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-7-1-53


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  9. The terms that were dropped in this approximation need not always be small; however, they add nothing new in the present context. They correspond to transitions that violate conservation of stroboscopic energy by integer multiples of hωI. The possibility of excitation by four-photon absorption, which was mentioned at the end of Section 2, can be described by these terms.

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