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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1342–1351

Efficient, broadband, and robust frequency conversion by fully nonlinear adiabatic three-wave mixing

Gil Porat and Ady Arie  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 30, Issue 5, pp. 1342-1351 (2013)

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A comprehensive physical model of adiabatic three-wave mixing is developed for the fully nonlinear regime, i.e., without making the undepleted pump approximation. The conditions for adiabatic evolution are rigorously derived, together with an estimate of the bandwidth of the process. Furthermore, these processes are shown to be robust and efficient. Finally, numerical simulations demonstrate adiabatic frequency conversion in a wide variety of physically attainable configurations.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(190.7220) Nonlinear optics : Upconversion
(190.4223) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear wave mixing
(190.4975) Nonlinear optics : Parametric processes

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: February 19, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 25, 2013
Published: April 24, 2013

Gil Porat and Ady Arie, "Efficient, broadband, and robust frequency conversion by fully nonlinear adiabatic three-wave mixing," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 1342-1351 (2013)

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