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Calculating Characteristics of Non-collinear Phase-Matching in Uniaxial and Biaxial Crystals



N Boeuf, D A. Branning, I Chaperot, E Dauler, S Guerin, G Jaeger, Andreas Muller, Alan L. Migdall


A method of calculating the characteristics of phase-matching in both uniaxial and biaxial crystals is presented. Although significant work has been done to characterize the collinear case of phase-matching and to present many of its applications, the non-collinear case also has unique characteristics, leading to several useful applications. The method presented here allows calculations to be made for both the collinear and non-collinear cases, and allows a much broader group of non linear crystals and configurations to be studied.
Optical Engineering
Chap. 39


correlated photons, metrology, non-linear optics, parametric down-conversion, phase-matching, radiance


Boeuf, N. , Branning, D. , Chaperot, I. , Dauler, E. , Guerin, S. , Jaeger, G. , Muller, A. and Migdall, A. (2000), Calculating Characteristics of Non-collinear Phase-Matching in Uniaxial and Biaxial Crystals, Optical Engineering (Accessed July 23, 2024)


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Created March 31, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021