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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 2005
  • pp: 275–277

Second-harmonic generation in graded metallic films

J. P. Huang and K. W. Yu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp. 275-277 (2005)

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We study the effective second-harmonic generation (SHG) susceptibility in graded metallic films by invoking the local field effects exactly and further numerically demonstrate that graded metallic films can serve as a novel optical material for producing a broad structure in both the linear and the SHG response and an enhancement in the SHG signal.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties

J. P. Huang and K. W. Yu, "Second-harmonic generation in graded metallic films," Opt. Lett. 30, 275-277 (2005)

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