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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2000
  • pp: 1204–1206

Phase matching in nonlinear χ(2) photonic crystals

Solomon Saltiel and Yuri S. Kivshar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 16, pp. 1204-1206 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.001204


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Abstract

We analyze harmonic generation in a two-dimensional (2D) χ(2) photonic crystal and demonstrate the possibility of multiple phase matching and multicolor parametric frequency conversion. We suggest a new type of photonic structure to achieve simultaneous generation of several harmonics; we also present both general analytical results and design parameters for 2D periodically poled LiNbO3 structures.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices

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Solomon Saltiel and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Phase matching in nonlinear χ(2) photonic crystals," Opt. Lett. 25, 1204-1206 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-16-1204


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