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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Vol. 16, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1999
  • pp: 741–753

Analysis of lithium niobate all-optical wavelength shifters for the third spectral window

Katia Gallo and Gaetano Assanto  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 16, Issue 5, pp. 741-753 (1999)

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We numerically investigate the performance of wavelength shifters in quasi-phase-matched channel waveguides in lithium niobate. The shifters are based on cascaded quadratic processes, namely, sum- and difference-frequency generation, and permit efficient conversion and signal gain near 1.55 µm over the full bandwidth of erbium-doped fiber amplifiers.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(130.3730) Integrated optics : Lithium niobate
(190.2640) Nonlinear optics : Stimulated scattering, modulation, etc.
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics

Katia Gallo and Gaetano Assanto, "Analysis of lithium niobate all-optical wavelength shifters for the third spectral window," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 16, 741-753 (1999)

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