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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 8 — Apr. 13, 2009
  • pp: 6682–6687

Second-harmonic generation in photonic crystals with a pair of epsilon-negative and mu-negative defects

Qing Guo Du, Fang-Fang Ren, Chan Hin Kam, and Xiao Wei Sun  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 8, pp. 6682-6687 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.006682


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Abstract

A conventional one-dimensional photonic crystal with a conjugated pair of ε-negative and μ-negative defects has been presented, and only the defects are presumed to possess quadratic nonlinearity. Large enhancement of second-harmonic generation is predicted in numerical simulation. Interface and volume nonlinearity are both utilized in the process of second-harmonic generation due to the strong localization of the fundamental wave.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

History
Original Manuscript: January 6, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 18, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: March 25, 2009
Published: April 8, 2009

Citation
Qing G. Du, Fang-Fang Ren, Chan H. Kam, and Xiao W. Sun, "Second-harmonic generation in photonic crystals with a pair of epsilon-negative and mu-negative defects," Opt. Express 17, 6682-6687 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-8-6682


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