We report on the design and fabrication of reverse-proton-exchanged lithium niobate waveguides for difference-frequency generation of 3-4 micron radiation. 14 mW of single-frequency CW power was generated at 3.3 microns.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3730) Integrated optics : Lithium niobate
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
R. V. Roussev, S. Sinha, R. L. Byer, and M. M. Fejer, "Efficient Mid-IR Generation in Reverse-Proton Exchanged Lithium Niobate Waveguides," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JWD46.
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