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Authors: A. Hermans, S. Clemmen, E. Solano, J. Dendooven, E. Brainis, C. Detavernier, R. Baets
Title: Second-harmonic generation based on symmetry breaking in a periodically layered medium
Format: International Workshop
Publication date: 5/2015
Journal/Conference/Book: Proceedings of the 18th Annual Workshop of the IEEE/Photonics Benelux Chapter
Volume(Issue): p.6-7
Location: Mons, Belgium
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We demonstrate second-harmonic generation in a periodically layered medium made by atomic layer deposition. The layer sequence is chosen such that the inversion symmetry of the overall composite material is broken and a second-harmonic wave is allowed to build up.

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