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  • Vol. 34, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2009
  • pp: 3035–3037

Wavelength conversion by interband transition in a double heterostructure photonic crystal cavity

Amin Khorshidahmad and Andrew G. Kirk  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 19, pp. 3035-3037 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.003035


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Abstract

Optical wavelength conversion over an ultrawide spectral range based on an intermodal transition induced by dynamic tuning of a double heterostructure photonic crystal cavity is numerically demonstrated. Exploiting the inherently large spectral separation between the eigenmodes and the field symmetries to suppress multiple mode couplings, a normalized wavelength shift of about 25% with feasible index tuning is achievable by coupling only two resonances.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(140.3948) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavity devices
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals
(130.7405) Integrated optics : Wavelength conversion devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: June 26, 2009
Revised Manuscript: August 25, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: September 2, 2009
Published: September 30, 2009

Citation
Amin Khorshidahmad and Andrew G. Kirk, "Wavelength conversion by interband transition in a double heterostructure photonic crystal cavity," Opt. Lett. 34, 3035-3037 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-19-3035


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