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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 5, Iss. 8 — Oct. 11, 1999
  • pp: 176–187

Pulse simulations of a mirrored counterpropagating-QPM device

Gary D. Landry and Theresa A. Maldonado  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 5, Issue 8, pp. 176-187 (1999)

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A basic mirrored counterpropagating quasi-phase-matched device is studied with a pulsed input fundamental plane wave using the method of lines and the relaxation method. Several examples are given under varying spatial pulse length to device length ratios. An approximate upper bound on the device length is established from this study for practical pulsed applications; the largest usable length is approximately the same as the spatial length of the pulse.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices

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Original Manuscript: August 24, 1999
Published: October 11, 1999

Gary Landry and Theresa Maldonado, "Pulse simulations of a mirrored counterpropagating-QPM device," Opt. Express 5, 176-187 (1999)

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