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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 1 — Jan. 9, 2006
  • pp: 248–253

High quality buried waveguides in stoichiometric LiTaO3 for nonlinear frequency conversion

M. Marangoni, M. Lobino, R. Ramponi, E. Cianci, and V. Foglietti  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 1, pp. 248-253 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.14.000248


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Abstract

High-quality buried optical-waveguides were fabricated by reverse-proton-exchange in periodically-poled stoichiometric lithium tantalate. Experimental results show excellent fiber-mode matching, losses below 0.3 dB/cm and almost non-critical conditions for a quasi-phase-matched second-harmonic generation process from telecom wavelengths. The interaction length of 2.5 cm is the highest so far reported for lithium tantalate waveguides.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics materials
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Citation
M. Marangoni, M. Lobino, R. Ramponi, E. Cianci, and V. Foglietti, "High quality buried waveguides in stoichiometric LiTaO3 for nonlinear frequency conversion," Opt. Express 14, 248-253 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-1-248


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