Measurement of the vector character of electric fields by optical second-harmonic generation

J. I. Dadap, J. Shan, A. S. Weling, J. A. Misewich, A. Nahata, T. F. Heinz

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Abstract

The effectiveness of optical second-harmonic generation to determine the vector nature of transient electric fields is examined. The method is illustrated by mapping the spatial distribution of the in-plane electric field in a silicon sample.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1059-1061
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume24
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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