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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 13 — Jun. 21, 2010
  • pp: 14225–14231

Phase control of double-pass cascaded SHG/DFG wavelength conversion in Ti:PPLN channel waveguides

Rahman Nouroozi, Hubertus Suche, Ansgar Hellwig, Raimund Ricken, Viktor Quiring, and Wolfgang Sohler  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 13, pp. 14225-14231 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.014225


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Abstract

The efficiency of wavelength conversion by cascaded second harmonic generation / difference frequency generation (cSHG/DFG) in Ti:PPLN waveguides can be considerably improved by using a double-pass configuration. However, due to the wavelength dependent phase change by the dielectric folding mirror phase compensation is required to maintain an optimum power transfer. We experimentally investigated three different approaches and improved the wavelength conversion efficiency up to 9 dB in comparison with the single-pass configuration.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(160.3730) Materials : Lithium niobate
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 3, 2010
Revised Manuscript: June 11, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: June 14, 2010
Published: June 17, 2010

Citation
Rahman Nouroozi, Hubertus Suche, Ansgar Hellwig, Raimund Ricken, Viktor Quiring, and Wolfgang Sohler, "Phase control of double-pass cascaded SHG/DFG wavelength conversion in Ti:PPLN channel waveguides," Opt. Express 18, 14225-14231 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-13-14225


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