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Optical Parametric Fluorescence In Ti:LiNbO[sub]3[/sub] Channel Waveguides
Author(s): B. Hampel; W. Sohler
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Paper Abstract

The optical parametric fluorescence was observed for the first time in a guided wave structure. In contrast to bulk optics three processes occur: signal and idler photons belong both to guided modes or both to radia-ting substrate modes or one to a guided mode and the other to substrate modes. These processes were investigated experimentally in Ti:LiNb03-channel waveguides. Using a cw-argon laser (λ = 514 nm) or a pulsed dye laser (580 nm < λ < 615 nm) as pump source, the fluorescence was studied as function of the pump wavelength, the pump power, the waveguide temperature and of spatial filtering.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 November 1986
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0651, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering III, (3 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938155
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B. Hampel, Universitat-GH-Paderborn (Germany)
W. Sohler, Universitat-GH-Paderborn (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0651:
Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering III
Ralf Th. Kersten, Editor(s)

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