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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 12 — Jun. 17, 2013
  • pp: 14159–14168

Plasmon-enhanced spectral changes in surface sum-frequency generation with polychromatic light

Luyu Wang, Franklin Che, Sergey A. Ponomarenko, and Zhizhang (David) Chen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 12, pp. 14159-14168 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.014159


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Abstract

We theoretically explore the spectral behavior of the fundamental and sum-frequency waves generated from the surface of a thin metal film in the Kretschmann configuration with coherent ultrashort pulses. We show that the spectra of reflected sum-frequency waves exhibit pronounced shifts for the incident fundamental waves close to the plasmon coupling angle. We also demonstrate that the scale of discovered plasmon-enhanced spectral changes is strongly influenced by the magnitude of the incidence angle and the bandwidth of the source spectrum.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4350) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(300.6170) Spectroscopy : Spectra

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 27, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 28, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 29, 2013
Published: June 6, 2013

Citation
Luyu Wang, Franklin Che, Sergey A. Ponomarenko, and Zhizhang (David) Chen, "Plasmon-enhanced spectral changes in surface sum-frequency generation with polychromatic light," Opt. Express 21, 14159-14168 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-12-14159


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