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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 13 — Jun. 25, 2007
  • pp: 7894–7900

Quasi-phasematching of harmonic generation via multimode beating in waveguides

B. Dromey, M. Zepf, M. Landreman, and S. M. Hooker  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 13, pp. 7894-7900 (2007)

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A new scheme for quasi-phasematching high harmonic generation (HHG) in gases is proposed. In this, the rapid variation of the axial intensity resulting from excitation of more than one mode of a waveguide is used to achieve quasi phasematching. Numerical modeling demonstrates enhancement of the harmonic signal over that achieved for a single coherence length by factors >104.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4160) Nonlinear optics : Multiharmonic generation

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: February 15, 2007
Revised Manuscript: May 22, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 2, 2007
Published: June 11, 2007

B. Dromey, M. Zepf, M. Landreman, and S. M. Hooker, "Quasi-phasematching of harmonic generation via multimode beating in waveguides," Opt. Express 15, 7894-7900 (2007)

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