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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2003
  • pp: 111–113

Lissajous singularities

David A. Kessler and Isaac Freund  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 111-113 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.000111


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Abstract

Coherent optical Lissajous states are easily created by nonlinear processes such as second-harmonic generation (SHG). Singular properties of such states are discussed and illustrated theoretically with non-phase-matched SHG of an ellipse field containing a C point.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.7070) Nonlinear optics : Two-wave mixing
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.2130) Physical optics : Ellipsometry and polarimetry
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

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David A. Kessler and Isaac Freund, "Lissajous singularities," Opt. Lett. 28, 111-113 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-2-111


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