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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2011
  • pp: 1809–1811

Enhanced efficiency of the second harmonic inhomogeneous component in an opaque cavity

V. Roppo, F. Raineri, R. Raj, I. Sagnes, J. Trull, R. Vilaseca, M. Scalora, and C. Cojocaru  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 10, pp. 1809-1811 (2011)

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In this Letter, we experimentally demonstrate the enhancement of the inhomogeneous second harmonic conversion in the opaque region of a GaAs cavity with efficiencies of the order of 0.1% at 612 nm , using 3 ps pump pulses having peak intensities of the order of 10 MW / cm 2 . We show that the conversion efficiency of the inhomogeneous, phase-locked second harmonic component is a quadratic function of the cavity factor Q.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: October 22, 2010
Revised Manuscript: March 31, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 13, 2011
Published: May 9, 2011

V. Roppo, F. Raineri, R. Raj, I. Sagnes, J. Trull, R. Vilaseca, M. Scalora, and C. Cojocaru, "Enhanced efficiency of the second harmonic inhomogeneous component in an opaque cavity," Opt. Lett. 36, 1809-1811 (2011)

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