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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 21 — Oct. 16, 2006
  • pp: 9570–9575

Second harmonic generation from patterned GaAs inside a subwavelength metallic hole array

Wenjun Fan, Shuang Zhang, K. J. Malloy, S. R. J. Brueck, N. C. Panoiu, and R. M. Osgood  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 21, pp. 9570-9575 (2006)

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By extending GaAs dielectric posts with a large second-order nonlinear susceptibility through the holes of a subwavelength metallic hole array coupled to the metal surface-plasma wave, strong second harmonic (SH) signal is observed. The SH signal is strengthened as a result of the enhanced electromagnetic fields inside the hole apertures.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1220) Diffraction and gratings : Apertures
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: August 1, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 28, 2006
Published: October 16, 2006

Wenjun Fan, Shuang Zhang, K. J. Malloy, S. R. J. Brueck, N. C. Panoiu, and R. M. Osgood, "Second harmonic generation from patterned GaAs inside a subwavelength metallic hole array," Opt. Express 14, 9570-9575 (2006)

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