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Nonlinear optics rules magnetism

Nature Photonics volume 10, pages 7475 (2016) | Download Citation

Dynamic control of magnetization by short laser pulses has recently attracted much interest. The Kerr nonlinearity has now been utilized to modulate the polarization of light at terahertz frequencies.

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  1. Behnood G. Ghamsari and Pierre Berini are at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, 800 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada and the Center for Research in Photonics, University of Ottawa, 25 Templeton Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada

    • Behnood G. Ghamsari
    •  & Pierre Berini
  2. Pierre Berini is also in the Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, 150 Louis Pasteur Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada

    • Pierre Berini

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