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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 9, Iss. 12 — Dec. 3, 2001
  • pp: 631–636

Optimal design for the quasi-phase-matching three-wave mixing

Xueming Liu, Hanyi Zhang, and Yanhe Li  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 9, Issue 12, pp. 631-636 (2001)

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Expressions for the quasi-phase-matching (QPM) three-wave mixing (TWM) with arbitrary grating structure and phase shift are obtained in this paper, for the first time, under the small-signal approximation. The expressions can be extensively applied to the all-optical signal processing for TWM, in which the signal and pump bandwidth of the wavelength conversion in DFM and the all-optical gate (AOG) bandwidth in SFM are all optimized. The optimal results from our expressions are compared with the results from the coupled-mode equations of QPM-TWM. Compared with loss free, the propagation loss in waveguides can decrease the conversion efficiency, but only a little change for the bandwidth.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2630) Fiber optics and optical communications : Frequency modulation
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices

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Original Manuscript: November 14, 2001
Published: December 3, 2001

Xueming Liu, Hanyi Zhang, and Yanhe Li, "Optimal design for the quasi-phase- matching three-wave mixing," Opt. Express 9, 631-636 (2001)

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