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Periodically corrugated nonlinear planar waveguide as a source of squeezed light.
Author(s): Jan Perina; Ondřej Haderka; Concita Sibilia; Mario Bertolotti; Michael Scalora
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Paper Abstract

A photonic band-gap structure (a small periodic corrugation at the surface) present in a planar nonlinear waveguide can enhance the nonlinear process of second-subharmonic generation provided that all interactions are phase matched. Compared with a perfectly quasi-phase matched waveguide, better values of squeezing and higher intensities of the output fields are reached under these conditions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 May 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6582, Nonlinear Optics and Applications II, 65820L (8 May 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.722500
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Jan Perina, Palacký Univ. (Czech Republic)
Ondřej Haderka, Palacký Univ. (Czech Republic)
Concita Sibilia, Univ. La Sapienza di Roma (Italy)
Mario Bertolotti, Univ. La Sapienza di Roma (Italy)
Michael Scalora, Redstone Arsenal (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6582:
Nonlinear Optics and Applications II
Mario Bertolotti, Editor(s)

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