Journal of Optics

, Volume 47, Issue 1, pp 1–7 | Cite as

Analysis for second harmonic generation of SF6 soft glass PCF using 2D-FDTD technique

Research Article


We propose to design a highly nonlinear SF6 soft glass equiangular spiral (ES) PCF for investigating the mathematical analysis of second harmonic generation using 2D-FDTD technique. It reports that the second harmonic generation output power in silica PCF is prominently less compared to the highly nonlinear SF6 soft glass ES PCF modeling. The effect of tolerance on coherence length Lc and modal properties (effective index neff and overlap integral \(\gamma\) vs. pitch ∧) of ES PCF is also shown. Furthermore, we have discussed the phase matching between fundamental and second harmonic mode using quasi phase matching technique. In addition, the ultralow bending loss in the SF6 ES PCF modeling has been successfully analyzed.


PCF Second harmonic generation (SHG) FDTD technique 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gandhi Engineering CollegeBhubaneswarIndia
  2. 2.Kalam Institute of TechnologyBerhampurIndia

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