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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 1994
  • pp: 927–929

Second-harmonic and sum-frequency generation from optically trapped KTiOPO4 microscopic particles by use of Nd:YAG and Ti:Al2O3 lasers

Shunichi Sato and Humio Inaba  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 13, pp. 927-929 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.19.000927


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Abstract

We describe the single-beam optical trapping of microscopic KTiOPO4 crystals, using Nd:YAG and Ti:Al2O3 lasers. The high power density of the laser beam at the crystals to be trapped induces the second-harmonic and sum-frequency generation. By changing the wavelength of the Ti: Al2O3 laser, we detect the sum-frequency generation with the fixed wavelength of Nd:YAG laser between 430 and 486 nm for the particle during the trapping.

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History
Original Manuscript: January 11, 1994
Published: July 1, 1994

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Shunichi Sato and Humio Inaba, "Second-harmonic and sum-frequency generation from optically trapped KTiOPO4 microscopic particles by use of Nd:YAG and Ti:Al2O3 lasers," Opt. Lett. 19, 927-929 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-19-13-927


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