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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 1993
  • pp: 1916–1918

Wavelength-uncritical second-harmonic generation in multilayer waveguides

G. L. J. A. Rikken  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 18, Issue 22, pp. 1916-1918 (1993)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.18.001916


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Abstract

A four-layer waveguide structure for second-harmonic generation is described in which phase matching is obtained through modal dispersion. It is shown that, for realistic material parameters, it should be possible to obtain a frequency-doubling bandwidth of greater than 100 nm by proper choice of layer thicknesses.

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Original Manuscript: April 12, 1993
Published: November 15, 1993

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G. L. J. A. Rikken, "Wavelength-uncritical second-harmonic generation in multilayer waveguides," Opt. Lett. 18, 1916-1918 (1993)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-18-22-1916


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