Third- and fifth-harmonic generation by mid-infrared ultrashort pulses: beyond the fifth-order nonlinearity
1 Photonics Institute, Vienna University of Technology, Gusshausstrasse 27-387, A-1040 Vienna, Austria
2 Physics Department, International Laser Center, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, 119992 Moscow, Russia
3 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Texas A&M University, College Station TX, 77843-4242, USA
Third- and fifth-harmonic generation by ultrashort laser pulses in the mid-infrared reveals nonlinear-optical effects beyond the fifth-order nonlinearity and enables, due to an extraordinarily long coherence length, efficient multiplex frequency upconversion of ultrashort mid-IR pulses.
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