Infrared radiation harmonic generation in degenerate semiconductors

  • G. Ferrante
  • M. ZarconeEmail author
  • S. A. Uryupin


The basic properties of infrared laser radiation odd harmonic generation due to electron-charged impurity collisions in degenerate semiconductors are investigated. It is found that in the case of relatively weak fields, the electron Fermi distribution is the cause of an anomalous suppression of harmonic radiation. In the case of strong fields, the effect of the selective suppression of single harmonics is established.


Radiation Neural Network Complex System Laser Radiation Nonlinear Dynamics 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Fisica e Tecnologie RelativeUniversitá di Palermo and Istituto Nazionale per la Fisica della MateriaPalermoItaly
  2. 2.P.N. Lebedev Physics InstituteMoscowRussia

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