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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2008
  • pp: 2050–2052

Surface-enhanced high-harmonic generation: a promising approach for extreme ultraviolet frequency combs

Jian Wu, Hongxing Qi, and Heping Zeng  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 18, pp. 2050-2052 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.002050


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Abstract

We propose a promising scheme to produce extreme ultraviolet frequency combs through high-harmonic generation with a surface-enhanced optical field. High harmonics are generated in a wavelength-scale spatial region and show a noticeable emission probability at an angle around 10° relative to the surface. This can be further controlled with an additional static electric field or polarization-gated scheme, leading to enhanced energy conversion efficiency and extra even-order harmonic generation.

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OCIS Codes
(140.7240) Lasers and laser optics : UV, EUV, and X-ray lasers
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 17, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 21, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: July 22, 2008
Published: September 8, 2008

Citation
Jian Wu, Hongxing Qi, and Heping Zeng, "Surface-enhanced high-harmonic generation: a promising approach for extreme ultraviolet frequency combs," Opt. Lett. 33, 2050-2052 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-18-2050


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