TITLE

Type-II second-harmonic generation and sum-frequency mixing in uniform KTiOPO[sub 4] channel

AUTHOR(S)
Risk, W.P.; Lau, S.D.
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;9/6/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p1301
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates type-II second harmonic generation in channel waveguides fabricated in potassium titanyl phosphate crystals by ion change. Purpose of using the birefringence of the guided-wave structure; Production of a green output power of 0.25 mW; Impact of phasematching for second-harmonic generation on temperature and wavelength.
ACCESSION #
4217979

 

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