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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2009
  • pp: 614–616

Giant noise amplification in synchronously pumped optical parametric oscillators

G. D’Alessandro and C. Brent Laforet  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 5, pp. 614-616 (2009)

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We show numerically that a synchronously pumped optical parametric oscillator can show giant noise amplification of the order of 10 9 . We use pseudospectra to identify the parameter region for giant noise amplification and to estimate its magnitude.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: October 29, 2008
Revised Manuscript: December 21, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 20, 2009
Published: February 24, 2009

G. D'Alessandro and C. Brent Laforet, "Giant noise amplification in synchronously pumped optical parametric oscillators," Opt. Lett. 34, 614-616 (2009)

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