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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2004
  • pp: 617–621

Complete modulational-instability gain spectrum of nonlinear quasi-phase-matching gratings

Joel F. Corney and Ole Bang  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 617-621 (2004)

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We consider plane waves propagating in quadratic nonlinear slab waveguides with nonlinear quasi-phase-matching gratings. We predict analytically and verify numerically the complete gain spectrum for transverse modulational instability, including hitherto undescribed higher-order gain bands.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in

Joel F. Corney and Ole Bang, "Complete modulational-instability gain spectrum of nonlinear quasi-phase-matching gratings," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 21, 617-621 (2004)

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