Abstract

IR-transparent β-GeS2 crystallized glasses were fabricated by crystallization of the glass with a stoichiometric composition corresponding to target crystal and only β-GeS2 crystallites were precipitated. A clear second-harmonic generation was observed in the crystallized glasses by the Maker fringe technique. The optical nonlinear susceptibility, χ(2), of β-GeS2 crystallized glasses was found to be 7.3pmV, being comparable to that created by thermal/electric or other poling methods, which opens a new way to an optical converter operating in the mid-IR spectral region.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Second-harmonic generation in thermally poled chalcohalide glass

Ren Jing, Yang Guang, Zeng Huidan, Chen Guorong, Katsuhisa Tanaka, Koji Fujita, Shunsuke Murai, and Yasuhito Tsujiie
Opt. Lett. 31(23) 3492-3494 (2006)

Study on the third and second-order nonlinear optical properties of GeS2-Ga2S3-AgCl chalcohalide glasses

Guoping Dong, Haizheng Tao, Xiudi Xiao, Changgui Lin, Yueqiu Gong, Xiujian Zhao, Saisai Chu, Shufeng Wang, and Qihuang Gong
Opt. Express 15(5) 2398-2408 (2007)

Second-harmonic generation in Ge20As25S55 glass irradiated by an electron beam

Qiming Liu, Fuxi Gan, Xiujian Zhao, Katsuhisa Tanaka, Aiko Narazaki, and Kazuyuki Hirao
Opt. Lett. 26(17) 1347-1349 (2001)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (5)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (2)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription