OSA's Digital Library

Optics Express

Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 9 — Apr. 28, 2008
  • pp: 6098–6103

Electro- and thermo-optic effects on multi-wavelength olc filters based on χ(2) nonlinear quasi-periodic photonic crystals

Chul-Sik Kee, Yeung Lak Lee, and Jongmin Lee  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 9, pp. 6098-6103 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.006098


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (175 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We investigate electro- and thermo-optic effects on multi-wavelength olc filters based on χ(2) nonlinear quasi-periodic photonic crystals. The multi-wavelength olc filters are composed of two building blocks A and B, in which each containing a pair of antiparallel poled domains, arranged as a Fibonacci sequence. The transmittances at filtering wavelengths can be modulated from 0 to 100 % by applying an external voltage but the filtering wavelengths are unchanged. The filtering wavelengths can be tuned by varying temperature. As temperature decreases, the filtering wavelengths increase (~-0.45 nm/°C).

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.2440) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Filters
(140.6810) Lasers and laser optics : Thermal effects
(230.2090) Optical devices : Electro-optical devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: February 11, 2008
Revised Manuscript: April 10, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: April 10, 2008
Published: April 15, 2008

Citation
Chul-Sik Kee, Yeong Lak Lee, and Jongmin Lee, "Electro- and thermo-optic effects on multi-wavelength Šolc filters based on ?(2) nonlinear quasi-periodic photonic crystals," Opt. Express 16, 6098-6103 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-9-6098


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. V. Berger, "Nonlinear Photonic Crystals," Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 4136-4139 (1998). [CrossRef]
  2. J. A. Armstrong, N. Bloembergen, J. Ducuing, and P. S. Pershan, "Interactions bewteen light waves in a nonlinear dielectric," Phys. Rev. 127, 1918-1939 (1962). [CrossRef]
  3. P. A. Franken and J. F. Ward, "Optical harmonics and nonlinear phenomena," Rev. Mod Phys. 35, 23-39 (1963). [CrossRef]
  4. M. Yamada, N. Nada, M. Saitoh, and K. Watanabe, "First-order quasi-phase matched LiNbO3 waveguide periodically poled by applying an external field for efficient blue second-harmonic generation," Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, 435-437 (1993). [CrossRef]
  5. L. E. Myers, G. D. Miller, R. C. Eckardt, M. M. Fejer, R. L. Byer, and W. R. Bosenberg, "Quasi-phase-matched 1.064- mu m -pumped optical parametric oscillator in bulk periodically poled LiNbO3," Opt. Lett. 20, 52-54 (1995). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. J. Shi, X. Chen, Y. Chen, Y. Zhu. Y. Xia, and Y. Chen, "Observation of Solc-like filter in periodically poled lithim niobate," Electron. Lett. 39, 224-225 (2003). [CrossRef]
  7. Y. L. Lee, N. E. Yu, C.-S. Kee, D.-K. Ko, J. Lee, B.-A. Yu, W. Shin, T. J. Eom, and Y.-C. Noh, "Wavelength filtering characteristics of Solc filter based on Ti:PPLN channel waveguide," Opt. Lett. 32, 2813-2815 (2007) [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  8. X. Chen J. Shi, Y. Chen, Y. Zhu, Y. Xia, and Y. Chen, "Electro-optic Solc-type wavelength filter in periodically poled lithium niobate," Opt. Lett. 28, 2115-2117 (2003). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  9. L. Chen, J. Shi, X. Chen, and Y. Xia, "Photovoltaic effect in a periodically poled lithium niobate Solc-type wavelength filter," Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 121118 (2006). [CrossRef]
  10. J. Wang, J. Shi, Z. Zhou, and X. Chen, "Tunable multi-wavelength filter in periodically poled LiNbO3 by a local-temperature-control technique," Opt. Express 15, 1561-1566 (2007). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  11. Y. L. Lee, N. E. Yu, C.-S. Kee, D.-K. Ko, Y.-C. Noh, B.-A. Yu, W. Shin, T. J. Eom, and J. Lee, "Waveguide-type wavelength-tunable Solc filter in a periodically poled Ti:LiNbO3 waveguide," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 1505-1507 (2007). [CrossRef]
  12. Y. L. Lee, N. E. Yu, C.-S. Kee, D.-K. Ko, Y.-C. Noh, B.-A. Yu, W. Shin, T. J. Eom, and J. Lee, "All-optical wavelength tuning in Solc filter based on Ti:PPLN waveguide," Electron. Lett. 44, 30-32 (2008) [CrossRef]
  13. P. J. Steinhardt and S. Ostlund, eds., The Physics of Quasicrystals, (World Scientific, Singapore, 1987).
  14. C. Janot, Quasicrystals (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1992).
  15. S. Zhu, Y. Zhu, and N. Ming, "Quasi-Phase-Matched Third-Harmonic Generation in a Quasi-Periodic Optical Superlattice," Science 278, 843-846 (1997). [CrossRef]
  16. C. -S. Kee, J. Lee, and Y. L. Lee, "Multiwavelength Solc filters based on ?2 nonlinear quasiperiodic photonic crystals with Fibonacci sequences," Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 251110 (2007). [CrossRef]
  17. A. Yariv and P. Yeh, Optical Waves in Crystals, (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., USA)
  18. Y. Y. Zhu and N. B. Ming, "Second-harmonic generation in a Fibonacci optical superlattice and the dispersive effect of the refractive index," Phys. Rev. B 42, 3676-3679 (1990). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited