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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2007
  • pp: 1564–1570

Guided-wave frequency doubling in surface periodically poled lithium niobate: competing effects

S. Stivala, A. Pasquazi, L. Colace, G. Assanto, A. C. Busacca, M. Cherchi, S. Riva-Sanseverino, A. C. Cino, and A. Parisi  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 7, pp. 1564-1570 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.24.001564


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Abstract

We carried out second-harmonic generation in quasi-phase-matched α-phase lithium niobate channel waveguides realized by proton exchange and surface periodic poling. Owing to a limited ferroelectric domain depth, we could observe the interplay between second-harmonic generation and self-phase modulation due to cascading and cubic effects, resulting in a nonlinear resonance shift. Data reduction allowed us to evaluate both the quadratic nonlinearity in the near infrared as well as the depth of the uninverted domains.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 16, 2007
Revised Manuscript: March 22, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: March 22, 2007
Published: June 15, 2007

Citation
S. Stivala, A. Pasquazi, L. Colace, G. Assanto, A. C. Busacca, M. Cherchi, S. Riva-Sanseverino, A. C. Cino, and A. Parisi, "Guided-wave frequency doubling in surface periodically poled lithium niobate: competing effects," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 1564-1570 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-24-7-1564


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