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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 1996
  • pp: 564–566

Two-dimensional nonlinear optics using Fourier-transform spectral interferometry

L. Lepetit and M. Joffre  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 8, pp. 564-566 (1996)

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The second-order nonlinear-optical response of a material is measured in two dimensions of frequency. This new spectroscopy technique, based on the use of Fourier-transform spectral interferometry, is a transposition to optics of two-dimensional nuclear magnetic resonance. Although we demonstrate the technique by measuring the second-order phase-matching map of a nonresonant nonlinear crystal, this method should find useful applications in the measurement of second-order nonlinear susceptibility and in photon-echo experiments.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 19, 1995
Published: April 15, 1996

L. Lepetit and M. Joffre, "Two-dimensional nonlinear optics using Fourier-transform spectral interferometry," Opt. Lett. 21, 564-566 (1996)

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