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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 1998
  • pp: 903–905

Adiabatic shaping of quadratic solitons

Lluis Torner, Carl Balslev Clausen, and Martin M. Fejer  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 12, pp. 903-905 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.000903


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Abstract

We show the principle of operation of a setup to adiabatically shape solitons in quadratic nonlinear media to different beam profiles and widths or different fractions of energy carried by the second-harmonic wave. The shaping mechanism is based on soliton generation and propagation in chirped, quasi-phase-matched samples.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

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Lluis Torner, Carl Balslev Clausen, and Martin M. Fejer, "Adiabatic shaping of quadratic solitons," Opt. Lett. 23, 903-905 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-12-903


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