We investigate optical parametric oscillations via four-wave mixing in photonic crystals. Using a vectorial 3D time-domain approach, including dispersion and nonlinearity, we demonstrate OPO's with inverted opals and photonic crystal membranes in isotropic media.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
C. Conti, A. Di Falco, and G. Assanto, "Optical parametric oscillations in photonic crystal microcavities: 3D time-domain analysis," in Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Technical Digest on CD (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuC47.