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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 1 — Jan. 14, 2002
  • pp: 83–97

Exact analytical solutions and their applications for interacting waves in quadratic nonlinear medium

Xueming Liu, Hanyi Zhang, and Mingde Zhang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 83-97 (2002)

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The exact analytical solutions for the interacting waves in the quadratic nonlinear medium with the periodic structure are detailedly derived and obtained, and the properties of solutions are analyzed. Three applicable examples employing the exact solutions in the all-optical processing are given and analyzed. The optimized results show that the phase of signal can obviously be increased by proper choosing Δk, and that the intensity of pump can greatly be decreased in the all-optical switching by means of optimizing Δk, increasing medium length, and choosing sum-frequency generation.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2630) Fiber optics and optical communications : Frequency modulation
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices

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Original Manuscript: December 21, 2001
Published: January 14, 2002

Xueming Liu, Hanyi Zhang, and Mingde Zhang, "Exact analytical solutions and their applications for interacting waves in quadratic nonlinear medium," Opt. Express 10, 83-97 (2002)

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