Control of Laser Light Parameters by χ(2)(2) Nonlinear Optical Devices

  • S. Saltiel
  • I. Buchvarov
  • K. Koynov
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (ASHT, volume 61)


Nonlinear optical devices based on cascaded second order processes (χ(2)(2) cascading) able to control laser light parameters are reviewed. Such parameters of the laser light as phase, intensity, polarization and pulse duration are considered. Special attention is paid to cascaded χ(2) nonlinear optical devices suitable for mode-locking and intracavity pulse control. Theoretical approaches used to investigate these types of nonlinear optical devices are also reviewed.


Polarization Rotation Input Intensity Cascade Process Fundamental Wave Extraordinary Wave 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Saltiel
    • 1
  • I. Buchvarov
    • 1
  • K. Koynov
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Physics, Quantum Electronics DepartmentUniversity of SofiaSofiaBulgaria

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