Abstract

The theory of second-harmonic generation (SHG) that is due to quadrupole and magnetic-dipole second-order optical susceptibilities is developed for monochromatic, focused beams of arbitrary transverse mode structure and polarization character. The strength of SHG depends sensitively on the polarization character of the beam.

© 1981 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
More Like This
Second-harmonic generation with magnetic-field controllability

Sheng Ju, Tian-Yi Cai, Chi-I Wei, and Guang-Yu Guo
Opt. Lett. 34(24) 3860-3862 (2009)

Second- and third-harmonic generation with vector Gaussian beams

Silvia Carrasco, Bahaa E. A. Saleh, Malvin C. Teich, and John T. Fourkas
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23(10) 2134-2141 (2006)

Bulk quadrupole contribution to second harmonic generation from classical oscillator model in silicon

Klaus-Dieter Bauer and Kurt Hingerl
Opt. Express 25(22) 26567-26580 (2017)

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 Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica 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 Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

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

Figures (2)

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

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

Equations (8)

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

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

Metrics