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Guided Wave Optics and Photonic Devices by Ajoy Ghatak, Shyamal Bhadra

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19

Nonlinear Optical Frequency Conversion Using Quasi-Phase Matching

Kailash C. Rustagi

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

CONTENTS

19.1    Introduction

19.2    Nonlinear Wave Propagation-Generalities

19.3    Second Harmonic Generation

19.3.1    Small Conversion Limit

19.3.2    Pump Depletion Effects in Phase-Matching and Quasi-Phase-Matching

19.4    Three-Wave Mixing

19.5    Applications of Periodically Poled Lithium Niobate and other Crystals

19.6    Conclusion

Acknowledgement

Reference

19.1  INTRODUCTION

Nonlinear optical frequency conversion is among the earliest and most enduring applications of second-order optical nonlinearities. In the absence of external electric or magnetic fields, these nonlinearities are efficient only in ...

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