Numerical study of cascaded wavelength conversion in quadratic media

Carlo Liberale, Ilaria Cristiani, Luca Razzari, Vittorio Degiorgio*

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Abstract

The nonlinear equations describing a stationary wavelength conversion process, performed through the cascade of two second-order interactions in a non-centrosymmetric medium, are numerically solved in terms of normalized variables. The behaviour of the conversion efficiency as a function of pump intensity, crystal length, phase mismatch and linear losses is discussed for both bulk and waveguide interactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number315
Pages (from-to)457-462
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics
Volume4
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2002

Keywords

  • Nonlinear media
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Optical frequency conversion
  • Optical propagation in nonlinear media

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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