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New methods of frequency conversion in nonlinear waveguides
Author(s): Di Yang; Jacob B. Khurgin; Yujie J. Ding
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Paper Abstract

We propose new methods of frequency conversion in compound III-V semiconductor nonlinear waveguides and high mid- infrared absorbing nonlinear waveguides. In the first scheme we use higher order waveguide mode as an intermediary to achieve phasematching in nonlinear waveguides. In the second scheme we generate mid-infrared radiation in high absorption nonlinear waveguides by coupling the absorbing nonlinear waveguide to a linear waveguide with low absorption. We show that high conversion efficiencies can be achieved in both schemes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 March 2000
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 3940, Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors IV, (28 March 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.381455
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Di Yang, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
Jacob B. Khurgin, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
Yujie J. Ding, Univ. of Arkansas (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3940:
Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors IV
Kong-Thon F. Tsen; Jin-Joo Song, Editor(s)

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