We demonstrate a highly-efficient optical sampling system based upon the nonlinear process of Two-Photon Absorption in a specially designed semiconductor micro-cavity. The sensitivity of the system is around 0.1mW2 and the temporal resolution is 2ps
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
P. J. Maguire, L. P. Barry, T. Krug, M. Lynch, A. L. Bradley, J. F. Donegan, and H. Folliot, "Highly-Efficient Optical Sampling Based on Two-Photon Absorption in a Semiconductor Micro-Cavity Device," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CTuAA5.
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