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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1987
  • pp: 579–581

Second-harmonic generation in amorphous vinylidene cyanide/vinyl acetate copolymer using a pulsed Nd:YAG laser

Heihachi Sato, Takashi Yamamoto, Iwao Seo, and Hideya Gamo  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 12, Issue 8, pp. 579-581 (1987)

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Second-harmonic generation was recently observed in an amorphous vinylidene cyanide/vinyl acetate copolymer film by using a pulsed Nd:YAG 1.06-μm laser.

© 1987 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 24, 1986
Manuscript Accepted: May 4, 1987
Published: August 1, 1987

Heihachi Sato, Iwao Seo, Hideya Gamo, and Takashi Yamamoto, "Second-harmonic generation in amorphous vinylidene cyanide/vinyl acetate copolymer using a pulsed Nd:YAG laser," Opt. Lett. 12, 579-581 (1987)

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