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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2012
  • pp: 1797–1802

Refractive indices, phase-matching directions and third order nonlinear coefficients of rutile TiO2 from third harmonic generation

Adrien Borne, Patricia Segonds, Benoit Boulanger, Corinne Félix, and Jérôme Debray  »View Author Affiliations

Optical Materials Express, Vol. 2, Issue 12, pp. 1797-1802 (2012)

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Experiments of third harmonic generation in rutile TiO2 allowed us to determine the phase-matching angles and the refractive indices of the crystal up to 4500 nm. We also showed that χ16 and χ18 coefficients of the third order electric susceptibility tensor exhibit opposite signs, and that |χ18(616.7nm)| = 9.7 × 10−20 m2V−2.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(190.7220) Nonlinear optics : Upconversion

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optical Materials

Original Manuscript: October 3, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 12, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 17, 2012
Published: November 26, 2012

Adrien Borne, Patricia Segonds, Benoit Boulanger, Corinne Félix, and Jérôme Debray, "Refractive indices, phase-matching directions and third order nonlinear coefficients of rutile TiO2 from third harmonic generation," Opt. Mater. Express 2, 1797-1802 (2012)

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