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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 12 — Jun. 6, 2011
  • pp: 11705–11715

Phase-regenerative wavelength conversion in periodically poled lithium niobate waveguides

Sheng Liu, Kwang Jo Lee, Francesca Parmigiani, Joseph Kakande, Katia Gallo, Periklis Petropoulos, and David J. Richardson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 12, pp. 11705-11715 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.011705


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Abstract

We propose and experimentally demonstrate phase-regenerative wavelength conversion in periodically poled lithium niobate waveguides, using either: a single-stage implementation based on a simultaneous combination of two cascaded second-order nonlinear effects in a single periodically poled lithium niobate waveguide, or a two-stage implementation where two separate devices are used in sequence to give rise to the same nonlinear effects. The phase regeneration properties of the proposed wavelength conversion schemes are also investigated.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(130.3730) Integrated optics : Lithium niobate
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: February 22, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 13, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 14, 2011
Published: June 1, 2011

Citation
Sheng Liu, Kwang Jo Lee, Francesca Parmigiani, Joseph Kakande, Katia Gallo, Periklis Petropoulos, and David J. Richardson, "Phase-regenerative wavelength conversion in periodically poled lithium niobate waveguides," Opt. Express 19, 11705-11715 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-12-11705


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