Optical Second-Harmonic Generation Spectroscopy and Microscopy

  • Khuat Thi Thu Hien
  • Goro MizutaniEmail author


When the incident light irradiates the surface or interface of a material, two photons with the same photon energy ћω interact with the material together and generate one new photon with the doubled photon energy of 2ћω, as shown in Fig. 69.1a.


Electronic state Structure Surface Interface 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Materials ScienceJapan Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyIshikawaJapan

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