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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 1999
  • pp: 267–269

All-optical diode based on second-harmonic generation in an asymmetric waveguide

Katia Gallo and Gaetano Assanto  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 16, Issue 2, pp. 267-269 (1999)

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We numerically investigate the response of a quadratically nonlinear channel waveguide for second-harmonic generation, in which the insertion of a localized phase discontinuity allows the simple implementation of directional nonreciprocity in the fundamental-frequency transmission.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes

Katia Gallo and Gaetano Assanto, "All-optical diode based on second-harmonic generation in an asymmetric waveguide," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 16, 267-269 (1999)

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