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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 24 — Nov. 27, 2006
  • pp: 11715–11720

Cubic parametric frequency generation in rutile single crystal

Fabien Gravier and Benoît Boulanger  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 24, pp. 11715-11720 (2006)

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We experimentally investigated third harmonic generation in TiO2 rutile single crystal, including phase-matching and cubic nonlinearity. We refined the dispersion equations of rutile and we demonstrated that this crystal allows angular non critical phase-matching at useful wavelengths, with a figure of merit 7.5 times that of KTiOPO4. The measured cubic non linear coefficient and the corresponding Miller coefficients are : χ16=5.0×10-21 m2/V2 at 613.2 nm and Δ16=3.5×10-24 m2/V2. These results are used to predict the phase-matching conditions and the efficiency of triple photon generation in rutile.

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

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: July 21, 2006
Revised Manuscript: September 15, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 20, 2006
Published: November 27, 2006

Fabien Gravier and Benoît Boulanger, "Cubic parametric frequency generation in rutile single crystal," Opt. Express 14, 11715-11720 (2006)

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