TITLE

Highly efficient second-harmonic generation in doubly resonant planar microcavities

AUTHOR(S)
Liscidini, Marco; Andreani, Lucio Claudio
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;9/13/2004, Vol. 85 Issue 11, p1883
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A theoretical study of second-harmonic generation in planar microcavities with periodic dielectric mirrors is made. Strong enhancement of the nonlinear conversion is predicted when double resonance for the pump and harmonic fields, as well as phase matching, are achieved. For a given structure design, the finite angle of incidence is used as a tuning parameter and the splitting between cavity modes with different polarizations is used to compensate the material dispersion. Examples are given for GaAs cavities with AlGaAs/Alox dielectric mirrors.
ACCESSION #
14434635

 

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