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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 1, Iss. 7 — Nov. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1319–1325

Fabrication of submicrometer quasi-phase-matched devices in KTP and RKTP [Invited]

Andrius Zukauskas, Gustav Strömqvist, Valdas Pasiskevicius, Fredrik Laurell, Michael Fokine, and Carlota Canalias  »View Author Affiliations


Optical Materials Express, Vol. 1, Issue 7, pp. 1319-1325 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OME.1.001319


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Abstract

We review the techniques used for fabrication of bulk sub-micrometer ferroelectric domain gratings in KTiOPO4 (KTP) and demonstrate that bulk Rb-doped KTiOPO4 (RKTP) is an excellent candidate for implementation of dense domain gratings. Compared to KTP, RKTP presents predominant domain propagation along the polar c-direction, substantially reduced lateral domain broadening, and higher poling yield. As a result we obtain homogeneous sub-µm periodic poling of RKTP with a period of 690 nm in 1 mm thick samples.

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OCIS Codes
(160.2260) Materials : Ferroelectrics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes

ToC Category:
Ferroelectrics

History
Original Manuscript: September 19, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 18, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 18, 2011
Published: October 21, 2011

Virtual Issues
Nonlinear Optics (2011) Optical Materials Express

Citation
Andrius Zukauskas, Gustav Strömqvist, Valdas Pasiskevicius, Fredrik Laurell, Michael Fokine, and Carlota Canalias, "Fabrication of submicrometer quasi-phase-matched devices in KTP and RKTP [Invited]," Opt. Mater. Express 1, 1319-1325 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ome/abstract.cfm?URI=ome-1-7-1319


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