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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2012
  • pp: 1676–1678

Controlling the diffused nonlinear light generated in random materials

Can Yao, Francisco J. Rodriguez, and Jordi Martorell  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 10, pp. 1676-1678 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.001676


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Abstract

We describe a method for shaping the wavefront of the second-harmonic light generated in nonlinear materials with a disordered structure using a spatial light modulator on the fundamental beam. We show that, for the case of a transparent strontium-barium niobate crystal with a random distribution of antiparallel domains, the speckle generation can be concentrated into a single spot.

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OCIS Codes
(030.6140) Coherence and statistical optics : Speckle
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 7, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 16, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 17, 2012
Published: May 10, 2012

Citation
Can Yao, Francisco J. Rodriguez, and Jordi Martorell, "Controlling the diffused nonlinear light generated in random materials," Opt. Lett. 37, 1676-1678 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-10-1676


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