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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1999
  • pp: 1597–1602

Parametric fluorescence in oxidized AlGaAs waveguides

G. Leo, V. Berger, C. OwYang, and J. Nagle  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 16, Issue 9, pp. 1597-1602 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.16.001597


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Abstract

Parametric fluorescence at 2.1 μm is observed in oxidized, form-birefringent AlGaAs waveguides. The signal level measured is approximately 15 pW, over the range of 1.9–2.5 μm. The possibility of realizing an optical parametric oscillator is discussed, and reduction of the internal losses is shown to require optimization of the oxidation process.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.5990) Integrated optics : Semiconductors
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers

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G. Leo, V. Berger, C. OwYang, and J. Nagle, "Parametric fluorescence in oxidized AlGaAs waveguides," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 16, 1597-1602 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-16-9-1597


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