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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 28 — Oct. 1, 2009
  • pp: 5401–5406

Modeling of amplification and light generation in one-dimensional photonic crystal using a multiwavelength transfer matrix approach

Paweł Szczepański, Tomasz Osuch, and Zbigniew Jaroszewicz  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 28, pp. 5401-5406 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.48.005401


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Abstract

We present an analysis of amplification and lasing in one-dimensional isotropic nonlinear photonic crystal (1D PC), which is based on a generalized (multiwavelength) transfer matrix method. This approach was used for modeling a Raman signal amplification in 1D PC and in an homogenous structure, showing advantages of a stratified medium. Moreover, the threshold operation of a 1D PC Raman laser is studied, assuming both strong as well as depleted pump. The normalized threshold gain characteristics for various end reflections and photonic crystal laser length were calculated.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 2, 2009
Revised Manuscript: June 20, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: September 10, 2009
Published: September 25, 2009

Citation
Paweł Szczepański, Tomasz Osuch, and Zbigniew Jaroszewicz, "Modeling of amplification and light generation in one-dimensional photonic crystal using a multiwavelength transfer matrix approach," Appl. Opt. 48, 5401-5406 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-48-28-5401


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