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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 19 — Sep. 23, 2002
  • pp: 990–995

Optical parametric fluorescence spectra in periodically poled media

Vladislav Beskrovnyy and Pascal Baldi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 19, pp. 990-995 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.10.000990


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Abstract

A theoretical method and an original numerical procedure to calculate the light spectra generated by optical parametric fluorescence (OPF) in a periodically polled medium is presented. This efficient procedure allows us to precisely study the generation in a periodically poled lithium niobate crystal. As an example, the evolution of the OPF spectra as a function of the pump frequency is presented as an animation. Furthermore, we show that OPF spectra can be generated when the pump frequency goes below the degeneracy.

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OCIS Codes
(000.3860) General : Mathematical methods in physics
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes

ToC Category:
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History
Original Manuscript: July 17, 2002
Revised Manuscript: September 6, 2002
Published: September 23, 2002

Citation
Vladislav Beskrovnyy and Pascal Baldi, "Optical parametric fluorescence spectra in periodically poled media," Opt. Express 10, 990-995 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-10-19-990


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