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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2010
  • pp: 805–807

Apodized multiple quasi-phase-matched LiNbO 3 device for low-cross-talk waveband conversion

Isao Tomita, Takeshi Umeki, Osamu Tadanaga, Hongbin Song, and Masaki Asobe  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 6, pp. 805-807 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.000805


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Abstract

We developed an apodized multiple quasi-phase-matched (QPM) LiNbO 3 device to reduce the cross talk that occurs during waveband conversion. Since we found that the cross talk arises from ripples between multiple QPM peaks in the phase-matching curve, we reduced the amplitude of the ripples by employing the apodized structure. Using this device, we succeeded in demonstrating waveband conversion with low cross talk.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3730) Integrated optics : Lithium niobate
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: November 5, 2009
Revised Manuscript: January 19, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: January 31, 2010
Published: March 4, 2010

Citation
Isao Tomita, Takeshi Umeki, Osamu Tadanaga, Hongbin Song, and Masaki Asobe, "Apodized multiple quasi-phase-matched LiNbO3 device for low-cross-talk waveband conversion," Opt. Lett. 35, 805-807 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-6-805


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