Load:

1. komponenta
Lecture type  Total 
Lectures 
15 
Exercises 
15 
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)

Description:

Nonlinear optical susceptibility. Model of a classical anharmonic oscillator. KramersKronig relations in linear and nonlinear optics. Wave equation(s) for describing nonlinear optical systems. Coupled wave equations for describing sumfrequency generation. Phasematching condition. Secondharmonic generation, difference frequency generation. Optical parametric amplification. Quantum mechanical theory of nonlinear optical susceptibility: density matrix formalism, twolevel system. Intensity dependent index of refraction: selffocusing, solitons, modulation instability, nonlinear photonic lattices, nonlinear optics with ultrafast and strong fields.

Literature:

 R. Boyd, Nonlinear Optics, 3rd edition, Academic Press/Elsevier, Amsterdam (2008).
 Y.R. Shen, The Principles of Nonlinear Optics, Wiley, Hoboken NJ (2003).
