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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2007
  • pp: 157–159

Parametric oscillations in a whispering gallery resonator

A. A. Savchenkov, A. B. Matsko, M. Mohageg, D. V. Strekalov, and L. Maleki  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp. 157-159 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.000157


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Abstract

We demonstrate strongly nondegenerate optical continuous-wave parametric oscillations in crystalline whispering gallery mode resonators fabricated from Li Nb O 3 . The required phase matching is achieved by geometrical confinement of the modes in the resonator.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 28, 2006
Revised Manuscript: October 13, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: October 13, 2006
Published: December 23, 2006

Citation
A. A. Savchenkov, A. B. Matsko, M. Mohageg, D. V. Strekalov, and L. Maleki, "Parametric oscillations in a whispering gallery resonator," Opt. Lett. 32, 157-159 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-2-157


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