Second harmonic generation in transition metamaterials

Zhaxylyk A. Kudyshev, Ildar R. Gabitov, Andrei I. Maimistov, Roald Z. Sagdeev, Natalia M. Litchinitser

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We show that the resonant field enhancement of light obliquely incident on a quadratically nonlinear metamaterial with refractive index gradually changing from positive to negative values enables ultracompact geometry for second harmonic generation at significantly reduced input powers.

Original languageEnglish
Article number114011
JournalJournal of Optics
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • metamaterials
  • nanostructures
  • nonlinear optics


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