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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 9 — May. 6, 2013
  • pp: 11554–11561

Efficient surface second-harmonic generation in slot micro/nano-fibers

Wei Luo, Wei Guo, Fei Xu, and Yan-qing Lu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 9, pp. 11554-11561 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.011554


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Abstract

We propose to use slot micro/nano-fiber (SMNF) to enhance the second-harmonic generation based on surface dipole nonlinearity. The slot structure is simple and promising to manufacture with high accuracy and reliability by mature micromachining techniques. Light field can be enhanced and confined, and the surface area can be increased in the sub-wavelength low-refractive-index air slot. The maximum conversion efficiency of the SMNFs in our calculations is about 25 times of that in circular micro/nano-fibers. It is promising to provide a competing platform for a new class of fiber-based ultra-tiny light sources spanning the UV- to the mid-infrared spectrum.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 8, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 21, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 22, 2013
Published: May 3, 2013

Citation
Wei Luo, Wei Guo, Fei Xu, and Yan-qing Lu, "Efficient surface second-harmonic generation in slot micro/nano-fibers," Opt. Express 21, 11554-11561 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-9-11554


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