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Quasi-Phase-Matched Interactions In Lithium Niobate
Author(s): M. M. Fejer; G. A. Magel; E. J. Lim
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Paper Abstract

Phase-matching nonlinear interactions by periodic variations in the nonlinear susceptibility, quasi-phase-matching, offers advantages in accessible tuning range and in choice of nonlinear coefficients over the conventional birefringent technique. Periodically reversed ferroelectric domains can be used to create monolithic structures with the necessary high-spatial-frequency variations in the nonlinear susceptibility. We present two techniques for the fabrication of periodically-poled lithium niobate crystals, and results for bulk and guided-wave second harmonic generation of blue and green light.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 January 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1148, Nonlinear Optical Properties of Materials, (4 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.962160
Show Author Affiliations
M. M. Fejer, Stanford University (United States)
G. A. Magel, Stanford University (United States)
E. J. Lim, Stanford University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1148:
Nonlinear Optical Properties of Materials
Howard R. Schlossberg; Raymond V. Wick, Editor(s)

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