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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 1993
  • pp: 263–265

Parametric lens

Diego Pierrottet, Brian Berman, Matteo Vannini, and Dan McGraw  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 263-265 (1993)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.18.000263


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Abstract

A self-focusing is observed that arises from a purely second-order nonlinear susceptibility in a phase-matched second-harmonic-generation experiment. Control of the magnitude and sign of the intensity-dependent phase shift is accomplished through a dispersion external to the nonlinear medium. Analytical expressions characterizing the self-focusing and chirp on both beams in the two-wave parametric interaction are presented and compared with experimental values.

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History
Original Manuscript: August 18, 1992
Published: February 15, 1993

Citation
Diego Pierrottet, Brian Berman, Matteo Vannini, and Dan McGraw, "Parametric lens," Opt. Lett. 18, 263-265 (1993)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-18-4-263


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