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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 2 — Jan. 28, 2002
  • pp: 122–127

Asymmetric spectral broadening and temporal evolution of cross-phase-modulated third-harmonic pulses

A.N. Naumov and A. M. Zheltikov  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 122-127 (2002)

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The influence of cross-phase modulation on third-harmonic generation is theoretically studied. Generalized phase-matching conditions for third-harmonic generation including pump-intensity-dependent phase shifts related to self- and cross-phase modulation effects are discussed. The phase mismatch between the pump and third-harmonic pulses is shown to vary from the leading edge of the pump pulse to its trailing edge, resulting in an asymmetric spectral broadening of the third harmonic.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing

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Original Manuscript: December 11, 2001
Revised Manuscript: January 17, 2002
Published: January 28, 2002

A. Naumov and Alexei Zheltikov, "Asymmetric spectral broadening and temporal evolution of cross-phase-modulated third harmonic pulses," Opt. Express 10, 122-127 (2002)

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