Coherent interactions for all-optical signal processing via quadratic nonlinearities

Citation data:

IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, ISSN: 0018-9197, Vol: 31, Issue: 4, Page: 673-681

Publication Year:
1995
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Citations 67
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Repository URL:
http://stars.library.ucf.edu/facultybib1990/1273; http://stars.library.ucf.edu/facultybib/2196
DOI:
10.1109/3.371942
Author(s):
Gaetano Assanto; George I. Stegeman; Eric VanStryland; Mansoor Sheik-Bahae
Publisher(s):
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Tags:
Physics and Astronomy; Engineering; CASCADED 2ND-ORDER NONLINEARITY; PHASE-SHIFTS; FREQUENCY; MODULATION; REFRACTION; Engineering; Electrical & Electronic; Optics; Physics; Applied
article description
Based on processes involving the cascading of two successive second-order nonlinear interactions, we show how novel, all-optical approaches to signal processing can be exploited by coherent interactions between three waves in noncentrosym-metric materials. Specifically, we emphasize the coherent seeding of the second-harmonic generation process with waves at one of the participating frequencies. Copyright 1995 IEEE