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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 2 — Jan. 16, 2012
  • pp: 1261–1267

Numerical simulation of nonlinear field distributions in two-dimensional optical superlattices

Ming-shuai Zhou, Jun-chao Ma, Chao Zhang, and Yi-qiang Qin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 1261-1267 (2012)

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A finite difference method in real space is presented for calculating nonlinear optical processes in two-dimensional optical superlattices. The focused second-harmonic generation under the local quasi-phase-matched condition is calculated as an example. The field distribution of both the fundamental and the harmonic wave can be simulated well using this method, and the result agrees well with previous theoretical predictions and experimental studies. It is shown that this method is a simple and rapid technique to analysis nonlinear processes in optical superlattices.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(200.0200) Optics in computing : Optics in computing

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: November 2, 2011
Revised Manuscript: December 18, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: December 20, 2011
Published: January 5, 2012

Ming-shuai Zhou, Jun-chao Ma, Chao Zhang, and Yi-qiang Qin, "Numerical simulation of nonlinear field distributions in two-dimensional optical superlattices," Opt. Express 20, 1261-1267 (2012)

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