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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 18 — Aug. 30, 2010
  • pp: 19101–19113

Nonlinear optical properties of induced transmission filters

Daniel T. Owens, Canek Fuentes-Hernandez, Joel M. Hales, Joseph W. Perry, and Bernard Kippelen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 18, pp. 19101-19113 (2010)

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The nonlinear optical (NLO) properties of induced transmission filters (ITFs) based on Ag are experimentally determined using white light continuum pump-probe measurements. The experimental results are supported using simulations based on the matrix transfer method. The magnitude of the NLO response is shown to be 30 times that of an isolated Ag film of comparable thickness. The impacts of design variations on the linear and NLO response are simulated. It is shown that the design can be modified to enhance the NLO response of an ITF by a factor of 2 or more over a perfectly matched ITF structure.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: July 13, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 12, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 14, 2010
Published: August 24, 2010

Daniel T. Owens, Canek Fuentes-Hernandez, Joel M. Hales, Joseph W. Perry, and Bernard Kippelen, "Nonlinear optical properties of induced transmission filters," Opt. Express 18, 19101-19113 (2010)

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