Several techniques for amplitude modulation and apodization of QPM interactions are proposed and demonstrated. Using these techniques, tuning curve side-lobes are suppressed 13-17 dB compared to that of a uniform grating.
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J. Huang, X. P. Xie, and M. M. Fejer, "Amplitude Modulation of QPM Interactions and Tuning Curve Side-Lobe Suppression in PPLN Waveguides," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JThC45.
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