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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 12 — Jun. 7, 2010
  • pp: 12298–12303

Giant enhancement of second-harmonic generation in multiple diffraction orders from sub-wavelength resonant waveguide grating

A. Saari, G. Genty, M. Siltanen, P. Karvinen, P. Vahimaa, M. Kuittinen, and M. Kauranen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 12, pp. 12298-12303 (2010)

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We demonstrate a purely dielectric resonant waveguide structure that enhances the efficiency of second-harmonic generation by a factor of at least 5500 compared to a flat reference surface in the same geometry. We also show that the structure emits second-harmonic radiation in four different directions when the sample is illuminated with fundamental radiation incident at the resonant angle of the sample.

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Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: March 30, 2010
Revised Manuscript: April 26, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: April 26, 2010
Published: May 25, 2010

A. Saari, G. Genty, M. Siltanen, P. Karvinen, P. Vahimaa, M. Kuittinen, and M. Kauranen, "Giant enhancement of second-harmonic generation in multiple diffraction orders from sub-wavelength resonant waveguide grating," Opt. Express 18, 12298-12303 (2010)

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