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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 10 — May. 12, 2008
  • pp: 6957–6962

Flexible wavelength conversion via cascaded second order nonlinearity using broadband SHG in MgO-doped PPLN

Junfeng Zhang, Yuping Chen, Feng Lu, and Xianfeng Chen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 10, pp. 6957-6962 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.006957


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Abstract

In this paper, we experimentally demonstrate flexible wavelength conversion, in which the input signals can be freely converted to output wavelengths through widely and arbitrarily tuning the pump wavelength within a broad second harmonic (SH) bandwidth up to 25 nm. The scheme is based on the cascaded χ (2) process in a 20-mm periodically poled MgO-doped LiNbO3 (PPMgLN). Also, wavelength broadcasting can be performed by simultaneous use of multiple pumps with wavelengths located in the broad SH bandwidth.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 7, 2008
Revised Manuscript: March 28, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 28, 2008
Published: May 1, 2008

Citation
Junfeng Zhang, Yuping Chen, Feng Lu, and Xianfeng Chen, "Flexible wavelength conversion via cascaded second order nonlinearity using broadband SHG in MgO-doped PPLN," Opt. Express 16, 6957-6962 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-10-6957


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