One can induce second-order nonlinearity in fibers through poling. Electrooptical modulation, switching and wavelength conversion can thus be achieved. We describe accomplishments of the EU project GLAMOROUS in creating low-cost high performance electrooptic fiber components.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
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