Second harmonic generation in transition metamaterials

Zhaxylyk A. Kudyshev, Ildar R. Gabitov, Andrei I. Maimistov, Roald Z. Sagdeev, Natalia M. Litchinitser

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We show that the resonant field enhancement of light obliquely incident on a quadratically nonlinear metamaterial with refractive index gradually changing from positive to negative values enables ultracompact geometry for second harmonic generation at significantly reduced input powers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number114011
JournalJournal of Optics (United Kingdom)
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 2014


  • metamaterials
  • nanostructures
  • nonlinear optics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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