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  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2007
  • pp: 2796–2806

Coherent signal from incoherently cw-pumped singly resonant Ti : LiNbO 3 integrated optical parametric oscillators

Carlos Montes, Werner Grundkötter, Hubertus Suche, and Wolfgang Sohler  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 11, pp. 2796-2806 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.24.002796


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Abstract

Incoherent broad-bandwidth cw-pumping singly resonant Ti : LiNbO 3 integrated optical parametric oscillators, in the quasi-phase-matched nondegenerate type I { e e e } configuration, may efficiently generate coherent signal output by the convection-induced phase-locking mechanism. The incoherence of the pump is absorbed by the idler wave, propagating at the same group velocity, while the finite temporal walk-off of the signal with respect to the pump and idler waves determines a signal coherence gain of more than 4 orders of magnitude.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(130.4310) Integrated optics : Nonlinear
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 10, 2007
Revised Manuscript: August 22, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 31, 2007
Published: October 12, 2007

Citation
Carlos Montes, Werner Grundkötter, Hubertus Suche, and Wolfgang Sohler, "Coherent signal from incoherently cw-pumped singly resonant Ti:LiNbO3 integrated optical parametric oscillators," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 2796-2806 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-24-11-2796


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