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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2004
  • pp: 1778–1780

Low-threshold spatial solitons in reverse-proton-exchanged periodically poled lithium niobate waveguides

Giuseppe Leo, Antonio Amoroso, Lorenzo Colace, Gaetano Assanto, Rostislav V. Roussev, and Martin M. Fejer  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 15, pp. 1778-1780 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.29.001778


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Abstract

Combining reverse proton exchange and uniform periodic poling in LiNbO3 planar waveguides, we demonstrate low-energy spatial optical solitons by second-harmonic generation at room temperature, with a threshold as low as 23 pJ/μm at 1.5μm.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

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Giuseppe Leo, Antonio Amoroso, Lorenzo Colace, Gaetano Assanto, Rostislav V. Roussev, and Martin M. Fejer, "Low-threshold spatial solitons in reverse-proton-exchanged periodically poled lithium niobate waveguides," Opt. Lett. 29, 1778-1780 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-29-15-1778


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