Measurements of the nonlinear optical response of semiconductors with intense 10µm laser pulses

Daniel Matteo, Jeremy Pigeon, Sergei Tochitsky, Ulrich Huttner, Mackillo Kira, Stephan W. Koch, Jerome V. Moloney, Chan Joshi

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Abstract

We measure four-wave mixing efficiency and nonlinear absorption in GaAs, Ge, and ZnSe using a GW/cm2 CO2 laser. At high fields the nonlinear optical response can be enhanced almost 100x by decreasing the beat frequency.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics - Proceedings Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science APS/DLS
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580675
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 8 2019
EventFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2019 - Part of Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science APS/DLS - Washington, United States
Duration: Sep 15 2019Sep 19 2019

Publication series

NameFrontiers in Optics - Proceedings Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science APS/DLS

Conference

ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2019 - Part of Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science APS/DLS
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWashington
Period9/15/199/19/19

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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