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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 4 — Feb. 25, 2013
  • pp: 4475–4480

Broadband frequency tripling in locally ordered nonlinear photonic crystal

Yan Sheng and Wieslaw Krolikowski  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 4475-4480 (2013)

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We propose and fabricate a LiNbO3-based nonlinear photonic crystal with locally ordered ferroelectric domains. The nonlinearity modulation provides sets of uniformly distributed reciprocal lattice vectors, ensuring broadband high frequency conversion efficiency. Frequency tripling via cascading is demonstrated in the range of 1400–1830 nm, with energy conversion efficiency up to ∼15%.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.7220) Nonlinear optics : Upconversion
(190.4223) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear wave mixing

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: December 3, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 9, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 29, 2013
Published: February 13, 2013

Yan Sheng and Wieslaw Krolikowski, "Broadband frequency tripling in locally ordered nonlinear photonic crystal," Opt. Express 21, 4475-4480 (2013)

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