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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 5 — Mar. 8, 2004
  • pp: 841–846

Aperiodic 1-dimensional structures for quasi-phase matching

Andrew H. Norton and C. Martijn de Sterke  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 5, pp. 841-846 (2004)

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We describe a method for designing 1-dimensional aperiodic poled grating structures of finite length that quasi-phase match multiple χ(2) processes. The poling functions for such gratings are best aligned, in terms of the dot product in Fourier space, with a design target. No restrictions are placed on the quasi-phase matching wave numbers. A grating designed for third harmonic generation is simulated.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: January 21, 2004
Revised Manuscript: February 19, 2004
Published: March 8, 2004

Andrew Norton and C. de Sterke, "Aperiodic 1-dimensional structures for quasi-phase matching," Opt. Express 12, 841-846 (2004)

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