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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2006
  • pp: 2909–2911

Nonresonant cascaded acousto-optic mode coupling

Jianhui Zhao, Ren Miao, and Xiaoming Liu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 19, pp. 2909-2911 (2006)

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Nonresonant cascaded acousto-optic mode coupling under an overall phase-matching condition is presented, where phase matching is not satisfied for each of the coupling stages but the sum of the two acoustic momenta matches the optical phase detuning between the source mode and the destination mode. As a special nonresonant cascaded case, conversion from LP 01 to LP 21 and LP 02 driven by a single acoustic frequency is predicted theoretically and demonstrated experimentally.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(230.1040) Optical devices : Acousto-optical devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: June 1, 2006
Revised Manuscript: July 12, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: July 15, 2006
Published: September 11, 2006

Jianhui Zhao, Ren Miao, and Xiaoming Liu, "Nonresonant cascaded acousto-optic mode coupling," Opt. Lett. 31, 2909-2911 (2006)

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