We show numerically the mutual dragging and locking together of intense fundamental and second-harmonic light beams propagating in second-order nonlinear media, and we discuss the potential applications of such effects for the steering of beams by spatial phase modulation of the input signals.
© 1995 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: April 24, 1995
Published: October 1, 1995
Lluis Torner, Curtis R. Menyuk, William E. Torruellas, and George I. Stegeman, "Beam steering by χ(2) trapping," Opt. Lett. 20, 1952-1954 (1995)