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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 12 — Jun. 7, 2010
  • pp: 12283–12290

Digital phase conjugation of second harmonic radiation emitted by nanoparticles in turbid media

Chia-Lung Hsieh, Ye Pu, Rachel Grange, and Demetri Psaltis  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 12, pp. 12283-12290 (2010)

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We demonstrate focusing coherent light on a nanoparticle through turbid media based on digital optical phase conjugation of second harmonic generation (SHG) field from the nanoparticle. A SHG active nanoparticle inside a turbid medium was excited at the fundamental frequency and emitted SHG field as a point source. The SHG emission was scattered by the turbid medium, and the scattered field was recorded by off-axis digital holography. A phase-conjugated beam was then generated by using a phase-only spatial light modulator and sent back through the turbid medium, which formed a nearly ideal focus on the nanoparticle.

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OCIS Codes
(070.5040) Fourier optics and signal processing : Phase conjugation
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(290.7050) Scattering : Turbid media
(110.0113) Imaging systems : Imaging through turbid media
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials

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Original Manuscript: April 19, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 19, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 23, 2010
Published: May 25, 2010

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Chia-Lung Hsieh, Ye Pu, Rachel Grange, and Demetri Psaltis, "Digital phase conjugation of second harmonic radiation emitted by nanoparticles in turbid media," Opt. Express 18, 12283-12290 (2010)

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