Vector treatment of second-harmonic generation produced by tightly focused vignetted Gaussian beams
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- Journal Article
- Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics, 2004, 21 (12), pp. 2206 - 2212
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We present a fast and accurate method to calculate the vector-field distribution of a focused Gaussian beam. This method is applied to calculate the second harmonic that is generated by such a beam from a sample in the undepleted pump approximation. These calculations can be used to model second-harmonic imaging in an optical microscope with a wide aperture. © 2004 Optical Society of America.
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