Waveguide Nonlinear-Optic Devices

Waveguide Nonlinear-Optic Devices

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Nonlinear-optical (NLO) effects make possible devices that perform many functions, such as wavelength conversion and signal processing, while waveguides enable the devices to be both efficient and compact. This book presents a systematic description of the NLO field, with an emphasis on devices that use ferroelectric waveguides. The earlier chapters provide an introduction to the concepts of waveguides, NLO devices, coupled-mode formalism and phase matching. Then, various NLO interactions and the related characteristics are elucidated and the fabrication of waveguides and structures for quasi-phase matching are discussed. The volume culminates in a survey of device implementations and applications. In this respect, short-wavelength-generation devices, wavelength converters for WDM photonic networks, optical parametric amplifiers, and ultrafast signal processing devices are examined, including the most recent experimental results.[9.18] by using a LiNbO, waveguide QPM device of 10 mm device length. ... A similar balanced mixer can be constructed with a Y-branching waveguide MZ interferometer with a 7t phase Input Signal Wave + Pump Wave QPM SHG-DFGanbsp;...

Title:Waveguide Nonlinear-Optic Devices
Author:Toshiaki Suhara, Masatoshi Fujimura
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2003-06-23


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