We present experimental evidence of enhancement of second-harmonic generation as a result of an increase of the fundamental-field energy density within a multilayer structure near the photonic band edge.
© 1999 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
A. V. Balakin, V. A. Bushuev, N. I. Koroteev, B. I. Mantsyzov, I. A. Ozheredov, A. P. Shkurinov, D. Boucher, and P. Masselin, "Enhancement of second-harmonic generation with femtosecond laser pulses near the photonic band edge for different polarizations of incident light," Opt. Lett. 24, 793-795 (1999)