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  • Vol. 14, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 1989
  • pp: 402–404

Third-order optical sum-frequency generation in micrometer-sized liquid droplets

William P. Acker, David H. Leach, and Richard K. Chang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 14, Issue 8, pp. 402-404 (1989)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.14.000402


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Abstract

A series of discrete emission peaks is detected from single micrometer-sized droplets. The series starts at the blue third harmonic of the input IR radiation and extends to the red as a result of four-wave mixing of the input radiation and the multiorder stimulated-Raman-scattering radiation. The detected third-harmonic intensity from a single liquid droplet is several orders of magnitude larger than that from an optical cell containing the same liquid.

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History
Original Manuscript: November 10, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: January 20, 1989
Published: April 15, 1989

Citation
William P. Acker, David H. Leach, and Richard K. Chang, "Third-order optical sum-frequency generation in micrometer-sized liquid droplets," Opt. Lett. 14, 402-404 (1989)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-14-8-402


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