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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 23 — Nov. 7, 2011
  • pp: 23561–23566

Focus issue introduction: nonlinear optics

Benoît Boulanger, Steven T. Cundiff, Daniel J. Gauthier, Magnus Karlsson, Yan-qing Lu, Robert A. Norwood, Dmitry Skryabin, and Takunori Taira  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 23, pp. 23561-23566 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.023561


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Abstract

It is now fifty years since the original observation of second harmonic generation ushered in the field of nonlinear optics, close on the heels of the invention of the laser. This feature issue celebrates this anniversary with papers that span the range from new nonlinear optical materials, through the increasingly novel methods that have been developed for phase matching, to emerging areas such as nonlinear metamaterials and plasmonic enhancement of optical properties. It is clear that the next fifty years of nonlinear optics will witness a proliferation of new applications with increasing technological impact.

© 2011 OSA

OCIS Codes
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Introduction

History
Original Manuscript: November 2, 2011
Published: November 3, 2011

Virtual Issues
Nonlinear Optics (2011) Optical Materials Express

Citation
Benoît Boulanger, Steven T. Cundiff, Daniel J. Gauthier, Magnus Karlsson, Yan-qing Lu, Robert A. Norwood, Dmitry Skryabin, and Takunori Taira, "Focus issue introduction: nonlinear optics," Opt. Express 19, 23561-23566 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-23-23561


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