New method for determining the nonlinear optical coefficients of thin films

Hase, Y.; Kumata, K.
July 1992
Applied Physics Letters;7/13/1992, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p145
Academic Journal
Presents a method for determining the nonlinear optical coefficients of thin films. Measurement of second-harmonic waves reflected from a thin film surface; Estimation of the d[sub 36] coefficient of a zinc selenide-on-gallium arsenide film; Application of the technique for the study of the third-order nonlinearity by third-harmonic generation.


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