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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 1999
  • pp: 1059–1061

Measurement of the vector character of electric fields by optical second-harmonic generation

J. I. Dadap, J. Shan, A. S. Weling, J. A. Misewich, A. Nahata, and T. F. Heinz  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 15, pp. 1059-1061 (1999)

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We present a scheme for the determination of the vector nature of an electric field by optical second-harmonic generation. We demonstrate the technique by mapping the two-dimensional electric-field vector of a biased transmission line structure on silicon with a spatial resolution of ~10μm .

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4350) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics at surfaces

J. I. Dadap, J. Shan, A. S. Weling, J. A. Misewich, A. Nahata, and T. F. Heinz, "Measurement of the vector character of electric fields by optical second-harmonic generation," Opt. Lett. 24, 1059-1061 (1999)

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