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  • Vol. 34, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2009
  • pp: 1165–1167

Microscopic mirrorless negative-index optical parametric oscillator

Alexander K. Popov, Sergey A. Myslivets, and Vladimir M. Shalaev  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 8, pp. 1165-1167 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.001165


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Abstract

The feasibility and extraordinary properties of mirrorless optical parametric oscillations in a microscopic strongly absorbing slab of negative-index metamaterial are shown. They stem from the backwardness of electromagnetic waves inherent with this type of metamaterial.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials
(190.4975) Nonlinear optics : Parametric processes

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 26, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 11, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: March 13, 2009
Published: April 6, 2009

Citation
Alexander K. Popov, Sergey A. Myslivets, and Vladimir M. Shalaev, "Microscopic mirrorless negative-index optical parametric oscillator," Opt. Lett. 34, 1165-1167 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-8-1165


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