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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 6 — Mar. 25, 2013
  • pp: 7202–7208

Investigation of a planar optical waveguide in 2D PPLN using Helium implantation technique

Q. Ripault, M. W. Lee, F. Mériche, T. Touam, B. Courtois, E. Ntsoenzok, L.-H. Peng, A. Fischer, and A. Boudrioua  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 6, pp. 7202-7208 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.007202


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Abstract

In this work, we report the investigation of a planar waveguide in a 2D periodically-poled lithium niobate (PPLN). The waveguide is fabricated by helium (He+) implantation at 2 MeV and a fluence of 1.5 x 1016 ions/cm2. Second harmonic generation (SHG) at 532 nm using a Q-switched laser and a CW laser diode at 1064 nm, was measured as a function of angular distribution and temperature. The experimental results show higher gain in SHG conversion efficiency in the waveguide than in the bulk 2D PPLN. In particular, SHGs from 2D reciprocal lattice vectors (RLV) are observed and studied.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3730) Integrated optics : Lithium niobate
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(130.7405) Integrated optics : Wavelength conversion devices

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 29, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 15, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 16, 2013
Published: March 14, 2013

Citation
Q. Ripault, M. W. Lee, F. Mériche, T. Touam, B. Courtois, E. Ntsoenzok, L.-H. Peng, A. Fischer, and A. Boudrioua, "Investigation of a planar optical waveguide in 2D PPLN using Helium implantation technique," Opt. Express 21, 7202-7208 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-6-7202


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