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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 22 — Oct. 27, 2008
  • pp: 17952–17961

Generation of higher order Gauss-Laguerre modes in single-pass 2nd harmonic generation

Preben Buchhave and Peter Tidemand-Lichtenberg  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 22, pp. 17952-17961 (2008)

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We present a realistic method for dynamic simulation of the development of higher order modes in second harmonic generation. The deformation of the wave fronts due to the nonlinear interaction is expressed by expansion in higher order Gauss-Laguerre modes.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: September 3, 2008
Revised Manuscript: October 17, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: October 18, 2008
Published: October 21, 2008

Preben Buchhave and Peter Tidemand-Lichtenberg, "Generation of higher order Gauss-Laguerre modes in single-pass 2nd harmonic generation," Opt. Express 16, 17952-17961 (2008)

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