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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1997–1999

Second-harmonic generation from split-ring resonators on a GaAs substrate

F. B.P. Niesler, N. Feth, S. Linden, J. Niegemann, J. Gieseler, K. Busch, and M. Wegener  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 13, pp. 1997-1999 (2009)

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We study second-harmonic generation from gold split-ring resonators on a crystalline GaAs substrate. By systematically varying the relative orientation of the split-ring resonators with respect to the incident linear polarization of light and the GaAs crystallographic axes, we unambiguously identify a nonlinear contribution that originates specifically from the interplay of the local fields of the split-ring resonators and the bulk GaAs second-order nonlinear-susceptibility tensor. The experimental results are in good agreement with theoretical modeling.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(190.3970) Nonlinear optics : Microparticle nonlinear optics

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Original Manuscript: March 27, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 29, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 4, 2009
Published: June 25, 2009

F. B. P. Niesler, N. Feth, S. Linden, J. Niegemann, J. Gieseler, K. Busch, and M. Wegener, "Second-harmonic generation from split-ring resonators on a GaAs substrate," Opt. Lett. 34, 1997-1999 (2009)

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