Second harmonic generation in laser magnetized–plasma interaction

Jha, Pallavi; Mishra, Rohit K.; Raj, Gaurav; Upadhyay, Ajay K.
May 2007
Physics of Plasmas;May2007, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p053107
Academic Journal
When an intense laser pulse interacts with homogeneous plasma embedded in a transverse magnetic field, transverse current density oscillating with frequency twice that of the laser field is set up. This leads to generation of second harmonic radiation with significant conversion efficiency.


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