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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2010
  • pp: 3165–3167

Efficient frequency conversion in slab waveguide by cascaded nonreciprocal interband photonic transitions

Hwi Kim and Byoungho Lee  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 19, pp. 3165-3167 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.003165


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Abstract

A slab-waveguide-based configuration for efficient frequency conversion is proposed. In the proposed structure, frequency conversion is induced through cascaded multistep nonreciprocal interband photonic transitions activated by external refractive-index modulations. The advantages of interband photonic transition over intraband photonic transition for frequency conversion are analyzed with the coupled-mode theory.

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OCIS Codes
(160.5293) Materials : Photonic bandgap materials
(130.7405) Integrated optics : Wavelength conversion devices

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: June 28, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 28, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 28, 2010
Published: September 20, 2010

Citation
Hwi Kim and Byoungho Lee, "Efficient frequency conversion in slab waveguide by cascaded nonreciprocal interband photonic transitions," Opt. Lett. 35, 3165-3167 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-19-3165


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