Mixing of electromagnetic waves by nonlinear crystals
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- Bokut, B.V. & Khatkevich, A.G. J Appl Spectrosc (1966) 4: 333. doi:10.1007/BF00613261
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Lasers have enabled researchers to observe a number of new nonlinear optical phenomena. These include stimulated Raman scattering, generation of harmonics, mixing of light waves, etc. . Such nonlinear phenomena can be used for the modulation, detection, amplification, and mixing of light waves, as well as for other purposes. At the same time, they afford a means of gaining a deeper insight into the interaction of electromagnetic waves with matter.