Efficiency of second-harmonic generation with Bessel beams

J. Arlt, K. Dholakia, L. Allen, M. J. Padgett

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Abstract

A numerical model is used to investigate the conversion efficiency of second-harmonic generation with “nondiffracting” Bessel beams. We experimentally validate the model and show, in contrast to a previous prediction, that the conversion efficiency is always less than for Boyd-Kleinman focused Gaussian beams.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2438-2441
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Volume60
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Jan 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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