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All-optical control of polarization and intensity of light in periodically poled lithium niobate
Author(s): Yan Kong; Xianfeng Chen; Tuo Zhu
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Paper Abstract

We propose a method to control the polarization and magnitude of light by introducing another pump wave (control-light) in periodically poled lithium niobate (PPLN). Cascaded polarization coupling and second harmonic generation (SHG) in a single PPLN are described by the wave-coupling equations. The numerical simulations show that the control-light wave breaks the original energy coupling behavior among three waves. The results indicate that the output can be fine tuned by the phase and intensity of the control-light.

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Date Published: 4 November 2010
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7846, Quantum and Nonlinear Optics, 78461C (4 November 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.871799
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Yan Kong, Jiangnan Univ. (China)
Xianfeng Chen, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)
Tuo Zhu, Jiangnan Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7846:
Quantum and Nonlinear Optics
Qihuang Gong; Guang-Can Guo; Yuen-Ron Shen, Editor(s)

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