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Optical fiber mirror using cascaded second-order non-linearity

Mel'nikov, I.V. and Russell, P.St.J. (1995) Optical fiber mirror using cascaded second-order non-linearity At International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, Russian Federation. 23 - 26 May 1995.

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Abstract

In recent years there has been a revival of interest in frequency conversion based on second-order nonlinearities. This interest has been primarily due to progress in the periodic poling of crystals [1] and silica glasses [2]. These new technologies have permitted efficient quasi-phase matched frequency conversion in both bulk and waveguide geometries. On the other hand, studies of frequency down-conversion have demonstrated that the pump wave can experience a nonlinear phase shift if it is accompanied by a weak injected second harmonic signal [3]. This has become known as the . In this report, using the earlier concept of distributed feedforward parametric frequency conversion in quasi-phase matched structures [4], a further development using an injected second harmonic signal is proposed. This is a nonlinear Sagnac loop mirror, based on the cascaded effect, in a loop created by connecting the ends of a chi (2) fiber grating. A comprehensive analysis is used and enables us to create experimental set-up with useful output characteristics

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Published date: 1995
Venue - Dates: International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, Russian Federation, 1995-05-23 - 1995-05-26

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Local EPrints ID: 77051
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77051
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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:35

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Author: I.V. Mel'nikov
Author: P.St.J. Russell

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