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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 1 — Jan. 7, 2008
  • pp: 355–361

All-optical tunable group-velocity control of femtosecond pulse by quadratic nonlinear cascading interactions

Wenjie Lu, Yuping Chen, Lihong Miu, Xianfeng Chen, Yuxing Xia, and Xianglong Zeng  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 1, pp. 355-361 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.000355


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Abstract

Based on cascading nonlinear interactions of second harmonic generation (SHG) and difference frequency generation (DFG), we present a novel scheme to control the group velocity of femtosecond pulse in MgO doped periodically poled lithium niobate crystal. Group velocity of tunable signal pulse can be controlled by another pump beam within a wide bandwidth of 180nm. Fractional advancement of 2.4 and fractional delay of 4 are obtained in our simulations.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 25, 2007
Revised Manuscript: December 4, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 4, 2007
Published: January 4, 2008

Citation
Wenjie Lu, Yuping Chen, Lihong Miu, Xianfeng Chen, Yuxing Xia, and Xianglong Zeng, "All-optical tunable group-velocity control of femtosecond pulse by quadratic nonlinear cascading interactions," Opt. Express 16, 355-361 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-1-355


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