Abstract

All-optical wavelength-selective single- and dual-channel wavelength conversion and tuning has been demonstrated in a periodically poled Ti:LiNbO3 waveguide that has two second-harmonic phase-matching peaks by cascaded sum and difference frequency generation (cSFG/DFG). The wavelength conversion efficiency was measured to be -7 dB with coupled pump power of 233 mW.

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    [Crossref]
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    [Crossref]
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    [Crossref]
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    [Crossref]
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    [Crossref] [PubMed]
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2004 (2)

2003 (2)

2001 (2)

G. Schreiber, H. Suche, Y. L. Lee, W. Grundkötter, V. Quiring, R. Ricken, and W. Sohler, “Efficient cascaded difference frequency conversion in periodically poled Ti:LiNbO3 waveguides using pulsed and cw pumping,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 501–504 (2001).
[Crossref]

A. Chowdhury, C. Staus, B. Boland, T. Kuech, and L. McCaughan, “Experimental demonstration of 1535–1555-nm simultaneous optical wavelength interchange with a nonlinear photonic crystal,” Opt. Lett. 26, 1353–1355 (2001).
[Crossref]

2000 (1)

1999 (2)

M. H. Chou, I. Brener, M. M. Fejer, E. E. Chaban, and S. B. Christman, “1.5-µm-Band wavelength conversion based on cascaded second-order nonlinearity in LiNbO3 waveguides,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 653–655 (1999).
[Crossref]

M. H. Chou, K. R. Parameswaran, and M. M. Fejer, “Multi-channel wavelength conversion by use of engineered quasi-phase-matching structures in LiNbO3 waveguides,” Opt. Lett. 24, 1157–1159 (1999).
[Crossref]

1994 (1)

K. Inoue, “Tunable and selective wavelength conversion using fiber four-wave mixing with two pump lights,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 1451–1453 (1994).
[Crossref]

1991 (1)

1985 (1)

R. Regener and W. Sohler, “Loss in low-finesse Ti:LiNbO3 optical waveguide resonators,” Appl. Phys. B 36,143–147 (1985).
[Crossref]

Arvidsson, G.

Asobe, M.

Blondeau, R.

F. Ratovelomanana, N. Vodjdani, A. Enard, G. Glastre, D. Rondi, R. Blondeau, C. Joergensen, T. Durhuus, B. Mikkelsen, K. E. Stubkjaer, A. Jourdan, and G. Soulage, “An all-optical wavelength-converter with semiconductor optical amplifiers monolithically integrated in a asymmetric passive Mach-Zehnder interferometer,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.6, 992–994 (1994).

Boland, B.

Brener, I.

M. H. Chou, I. Brener, M. M. Fejer, E. E. Chaban, and S. B. Christman, “1.5-µm-Band wavelength conversion based on cascaded second-order nonlinearity in LiNbO3 waveguides,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 653–655 (1999).
[Crossref]

Caccioli, D.

A. Schiffini, A. Paoletti, D. Caccioli, P. Minzioni, P. Griggio, G. Lorenzetto, S. Cascelli, M. Guglielmucci, F. Materia, G. Tosi-Beleffi, H. Suche, Y. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Field demonstration of all optical in line wavelength conversion in a WDM 40 Gbit/s dispersion managed link using a polarization insensitive Ti:PPLN converter,” OFC ’03, Atlanta, GA/USA, March 2003, 291–293.

Cascelli, S.

A. Schiffini, A. Paoletti, D. Caccioli, P. Minzioni, P. Griggio, G. Lorenzetto, S. Cascelli, M. Guglielmucci, F. Materia, G. Tosi-Beleffi, H. Suche, Y. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Field demonstration of all optical in line wavelength conversion in a WDM 40 Gbit/s dispersion managed link using a polarization insensitive Ti:PPLN converter,” OFC ’03, Atlanta, GA/USA, March 2003, 291–293.

Chaban, E. E.

M. H. Chou, I. Brener, M. M. Fejer, E. E. Chaban, and S. B. Christman, “1.5-µm-Band wavelength conversion based on cascaded second-order nonlinearity in LiNbO3 waveguides,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 653–655 (1999).
[Crossref]

Chen, B.

B. Chen and C. Xu, “Analysis of novel cascaded χ(2) (SFG+DFG) wavelength conversions in quasi- phase-matched waveguides,” IEEE J. Quantum. Electron. 40, 256–261 (2004).
[Crossref]

Choi, I. W.

Chou, M. H.

M. H. Chou, K. R. Parameswaran, and M. M. Fejer, “Multi-channel wavelength conversion by use of engineered quasi-phase-matching structures in LiNbO3 waveguides,” Opt. Lett. 24, 1157–1159 (1999).
[Crossref]

M. H. Chou, I. Brener, M. M. Fejer, E. E. Chaban, and S. B. Christman, “1.5-µm-Band wavelength conversion based on cascaded second-order nonlinearity in LiNbO3 waveguides,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 653–655 (1999).
[Crossref]

Chowdhury, A.

Christman, S. B.

M. H. Chou, I. Brener, M. M. Fejer, E. E. Chaban, and S. B. Christman, “1.5-µm-Band wavelength conversion based on cascaded second-order nonlinearity in LiNbO3 waveguides,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 653–655 (1999).
[Crossref]

Durhuus, T.

F. Ratovelomanana, N. Vodjdani, A. Enard, G. Glastre, D. Rondi, R. Blondeau, C. Joergensen, T. Durhuus, B. Mikkelsen, K. E. Stubkjaer, A. Jourdan, and G. Soulage, “An all-optical wavelength-converter with semiconductor optical amplifiers monolithically integrated in a asymmetric passive Mach-Zehnder interferometer,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.6, 992–994 (1994).

Enard, A.

F. Ratovelomanana, N. Vodjdani, A. Enard, G. Glastre, D. Rondi, R. Blondeau, C. Joergensen, T. Durhuus, B. Mikkelsen, K. E. Stubkjaer, A. Jourdan, and G. Soulage, “An all-optical wavelength-converter with semiconductor optical amplifiers monolithically integrated in a asymmetric passive Mach-Zehnder interferometer,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.6, 992–994 (1994).

Fejer, M. M.

M. H. Chou, I. Brener, M. M. Fejer, E. E. Chaban, and S. B. Christman, “1.5-µm-Band wavelength conversion based on cascaded second-order nonlinearity in LiNbO3 waveguides,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 653–655 (1999).
[Crossref]

M. H. Chou, K. R. Parameswaran, and M. M. Fejer, “Multi-channel wavelength conversion by use of engineered quasi-phase-matching structures in LiNbO3 waveguides,” Opt. Lett. 24, 1157–1159 (1999).
[Crossref]

Glastre, G.

F. Ratovelomanana, N. Vodjdani, A. Enard, G. Glastre, D. Rondi, R. Blondeau, C. Joergensen, T. Durhuus, B. Mikkelsen, K. E. Stubkjaer, A. Jourdan, and G. Soulage, “An all-optical wavelength-converter with semiconductor optical amplifiers monolithically integrated in a asymmetric passive Mach-Zehnder interferometer,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.6, 992–994 (1994).

Griggio, P.

A. Schiffini, A. Paoletti, D. Caccioli, P. Minzioni, P. Griggio, G. Lorenzetto, S. Cascelli, M. Guglielmucci, F. Materia, G. Tosi-Beleffi, H. Suche, Y. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Field demonstration of all optical in line wavelength conversion in a WDM 40 Gbit/s dispersion managed link using a polarization insensitive Ti:PPLN converter,” OFC ’03, Atlanta, GA/USA, March 2003, 291–293.

Grundköter, W.

Y. H. Min, J. H. Lee, Y. L. Lee, W. Grundköter, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Tunable all-optical wavelength conversion of 5-ps pulses by cascaded sum- and difference frequency generation (cSFG/DFG) in a Ti:PPNL waveguide,” OFC ’03, Atlanta, GA/USA, March 2003, 767–768.

Y. H. Min, W. Grundköter, J. H. Lee, Y. L. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Efficient, all-optical wavelength conversion and tuning of ps-pulses in a Ti:PPLN channel waveguide,” Proc. Conference Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/Europe ’03), Munich/Germany, paper CE5-1-THU.

Grundkötter, W.

G. Schreiber, H. Suche, Y. L. Lee, W. Grundkötter, V. Quiring, R. Ricken, and W. Sohler, “Efficient cascaded difference frequency conversion in periodically poled Ti:LiNbO3 waveguides using pulsed and cw pumping,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 501–504 (2001).
[Crossref]

Guglielmucci, M.

A. Schiffini, A. Paoletti, D. Caccioli, P. Minzioni, P. Griggio, G. Lorenzetto, S. Cascelli, M. Guglielmucci, F. Materia, G. Tosi-Beleffi, H. Suche, Y. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Field demonstration of all optical in line wavelength conversion in a WDM 40 Gbit/s dispersion managed link using a polarization insensitive Ti:PPLN converter,” OFC ’03, Atlanta, GA/USA, March 2003, 291–293.

Hagness, S.

Helmfrid, S.

Inoue, K.

K. Inoue, “Tunable and selective wavelength conversion using fiber four-wave mixing with two pump lights,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 1451–1453 (1994).
[Crossref]

Joergensen, C.

F. Ratovelomanana, N. Vodjdani, A. Enard, G. Glastre, D. Rondi, R. Blondeau, C. Joergensen, T. Durhuus, B. Mikkelsen, K. E. Stubkjaer, A. Jourdan, and G. Soulage, “An all-optical wavelength-converter with semiconductor optical amplifiers monolithically integrated in a asymmetric passive Mach-Zehnder interferometer,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.6, 992–994 (1994).

Jourdan, A.

F. Ratovelomanana, N. Vodjdani, A. Enard, G. Glastre, D. Rondi, R. Blondeau, C. Joergensen, T. Durhuus, B. Mikkelsen, K. E. Stubkjaer, A. Jourdan, and G. Soulage, “An all-optical wavelength-converter with semiconductor optical amplifiers monolithically integrated in a asymmetric passive Mach-Zehnder interferometer,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.6, 992–994 (1994).

Jung, C.

Ko, D.-K.

Kuech, T.

Lee, H. Y.

Lee, J.

Lee, J. H.

Y. H. Min, W. Grundköter, J. H. Lee, Y. L. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Efficient, all-optical wavelength conversion and tuning of ps-pulses in a Ti:PPLN channel waveguide,” Proc. Conference Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/Europe ’03), Munich/Germany, paper CE5-1-THU.

Y. H. Min, J. H. Lee, Y. L. Lee, W. Grundköter, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Tunable all-optical wavelength conversion of 5-ps pulses by cascaded sum- and difference frequency generation (cSFG/DFG) in a Ti:PPNL waveguide,” OFC ’03, Atlanta, GA/USA, March 2003, 767–768.

Lee, Y.

A. Schiffini, A. Paoletti, D. Caccioli, P. Minzioni, P. Griggio, G. Lorenzetto, S. Cascelli, M. Guglielmucci, F. Materia, G. Tosi-Beleffi, H. Suche, Y. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Field demonstration of all optical in line wavelength conversion in a WDM 40 Gbit/s dispersion managed link using a polarization insensitive Ti:PPLN converter,” OFC ’03, Atlanta, GA/USA, March 2003, 291–293.

Lee, Y. L.

Y. L. Lee, C. Jung, Y.-C. Noh, I. W. Choi, D.-K. Ko, J. Lee, H. Y. Lee, and H. Suche, “Wavelength selective single and dual-channel dropping in a periodically poled Ti:LiNbO3 waveguide,” Opt. Express 12, 701–707 (2004), http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-12-4-701.
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Y. L. Lee, Y. Noh, C. Jung, T. J. Yu, D.-K. Ko, and J. Lee, “Broadening of the second-harmonic phase-matching bandwidth in a temperature gradient controlled periodically poled Ti:LiNbO3 channel waveguide,” Opt. Express 11, 2813–2816 (2003), http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-11-22-2813.
[Crossref] [PubMed]

G. Schreiber, H. Suche, Y. L. Lee, W. Grundkötter, V. Quiring, R. Ricken, and W. Sohler, “Efficient cascaded difference frequency conversion in periodically poled Ti:LiNbO3 waveguides using pulsed and cw pumping,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 501–504 (2001).
[Crossref]

Y. H. Min, J. H. Lee, Y. L. Lee, W. Grundköter, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Tunable all-optical wavelength conversion of 5-ps pulses by cascaded sum- and difference frequency generation (cSFG/DFG) in a Ti:PPNL waveguide,” OFC ’03, Atlanta, GA/USA, March 2003, 767–768.

Y. H. Min, W. Grundköter, J. H. Lee, Y. L. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Efficient, all-optical wavelength conversion and tuning of ps-pulses in a Ti:PPLN channel waveguide,” Proc. Conference Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/Europe ’03), Munich/Germany, paper CE5-1-THU.

Lorenzetto, G.

A. Schiffini, A. Paoletti, D. Caccioli, P. Minzioni, P. Griggio, G. Lorenzetto, S. Cascelli, M. Guglielmucci, F. Materia, G. Tosi-Beleffi, H. Suche, Y. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Field demonstration of all optical in line wavelength conversion in a WDM 40 Gbit/s dispersion managed link using a polarization insensitive Ti:PPLN converter,” OFC ’03, Atlanta, GA/USA, March 2003, 291–293.

Materia, F.

A. Schiffini, A. Paoletti, D. Caccioli, P. Minzioni, P. Griggio, G. Lorenzetto, S. Cascelli, M. Guglielmucci, F. Materia, G. Tosi-Beleffi, H. Suche, Y. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Field demonstration of all optical in line wavelength conversion in a WDM 40 Gbit/s dispersion managed link using a polarization insensitive Ti:PPLN converter,” OFC ’03, Atlanta, GA/USA, March 2003, 291–293.

McCaughan, L.

Mikkelsen, B.

F. Ratovelomanana, N. Vodjdani, A. Enard, G. Glastre, D. Rondi, R. Blondeau, C. Joergensen, T. Durhuus, B. Mikkelsen, K. E. Stubkjaer, A. Jourdan, and G. Soulage, “An all-optical wavelength-converter with semiconductor optical amplifiers monolithically integrated in a asymmetric passive Mach-Zehnder interferometer,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.6, 992–994 (1994).

Min, Y. H.

Y. H. Min, W. Grundköter, J. H. Lee, Y. L. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Efficient, all-optical wavelength conversion and tuning of ps-pulses in a Ti:PPLN channel waveguide,” Proc. Conference Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/Europe ’03), Munich/Germany, paper CE5-1-THU.

Y. H. Min, J. H. Lee, Y. L. Lee, W. Grundköter, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Tunable all-optical wavelength conversion of 5-ps pulses by cascaded sum- and difference frequency generation (cSFG/DFG) in a Ti:PPNL waveguide,” OFC ’03, Atlanta, GA/USA, March 2003, 767–768.

Minzioni, P.

A. Schiffini, A. Paoletti, D. Caccioli, P. Minzioni, P. Griggio, G. Lorenzetto, S. Cascelli, M. Guglielmucci, F. Materia, G. Tosi-Beleffi, H. Suche, Y. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Field demonstration of all optical in line wavelength conversion in a WDM 40 Gbit/s dispersion managed link using a polarization insensitive Ti:PPLN converter,” OFC ’03, Atlanta, GA/USA, March 2003, 291–293.

Miyazawa, H.

Nishida, Y.

Noh, Y.

Noh, Y.-C.

Paoletti, A.

A. Schiffini, A. Paoletti, D. Caccioli, P. Minzioni, P. Griggio, G. Lorenzetto, S. Cascelli, M. Guglielmucci, F. Materia, G. Tosi-Beleffi, H. Suche, Y. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Field demonstration of all optical in line wavelength conversion in a WDM 40 Gbit/s dispersion managed link using a polarization insensitive Ti:PPLN converter,” OFC ’03, Atlanta, GA/USA, March 2003, 291–293.

Parameswaran, K. R.

Quiring, V.

G. Schreiber, H. Suche, Y. L. Lee, W. Grundkötter, V. Quiring, R. Ricken, and W. Sohler, “Efficient cascaded difference frequency conversion in periodically poled Ti:LiNbO3 waveguides using pulsed and cw pumping,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 501–504 (2001).
[Crossref]

A. Schiffini, A. Paoletti, D. Caccioli, P. Minzioni, P. Griggio, G. Lorenzetto, S. Cascelli, M. Guglielmucci, F. Materia, G. Tosi-Beleffi, H. Suche, Y. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Field demonstration of all optical in line wavelength conversion in a WDM 40 Gbit/s dispersion managed link using a polarization insensitive Ti:PPLN converter,” OFC ’03, Atlanta, GA/USA, March 2003, 291–293.

Y. H. Min, J. H. Lee, Y. L. Lee, W. Grundköter, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Tunable all-optical wavelength conversion of 5-ps pulses by cascaded sum- and difference frequency generation (cSFG/DFG) in a Ti:PPNL waveguide,” OFC ’03, Atlanta, GA/USA, March 2003, 767–768.

Y. H. Min, W. Grundköter, J. H. Lee, Y. L. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Efficient, all-optical wavelength conversion and tuning of ps-pulses in a Ti:PPLN channel waveguide,” Proc. Conference Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/Europe ’03), Munich/Germany, paper CE5-1-THU.

Ratovelomanana, F.

F. Ratovelomanana, N. Vodjdani, A. Enard, G. Glastre, D. Rondi, R. Blondeau, C. Joergensen, T. Durhuus, B. Mikkelsen, K. E. Stubkjaer, A. Jourdan, and G. Soulage, “An all-optical wavelength-converter with semiconductor optical amplifiers monolithically integrated in a asymmetric passive Mach-Zehnder interferometer,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.6, 992–994 (1994).

Regener, R.

R. Regener and W. Sohler, “Loss in low-finesse Ti:LiNbO3 optical waveguide resonators,” Appl. Phys. B 36,143–147 (1985).
[Crossref]

Ricken, R.

G. Schreiber, H. Suche, Y. L. Lee, W. Grundkötter, V. Quiring, R. Ricken, and W. Sohler, “Efficient cascaded difference frequency conversion in periodically poled Ti:LiNbO3 waveguides using pulsed and cw pumping,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 501–504 (2001).
[Crossref]

Rondi, D.

F. Ratovelomanana, N. Vodjdani, A. Enard, G. Glastre, D. Rondi, R. Blondeau, C. Joergensen, T. Durhuus, B. Mikkelsen, K. E. Stubkjaer, A. Jourdan, and G. Soulage, “An all-optical wavelength-converter with semiconductor optical amplifiers monolithically integrated in a asymmetric passive Mach-Zehnder interferometer,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.6, 992–994 (1994).

Schiffini, A.

A. Schiffini, A. Paoletti, D. Caccioli, P. Minzioni, P. Griggio, G. Lorenzetto, S. Cascelli, M. Guglielmucci, F. Materia, G. Tosi-Beleffi, H. Suche, Y. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Field demonstration of all optical in line wavelength conversion in a WDM 40 Gbit/s dispersion managed link using a polarization insensitive Ti:PPLN converter,” OFC ’03, Atlanta, GA/USA, March 2003, 291–293.

Schreiber, G.

G. Schreiber, H. Suche, Y. L. Lee, W. Grundkötter, V. Quiring, R. Ricken, and W. Sohler, “Efficient cascaded difference frequency conversion in periodically poled Ti:LiNbO3 waveguides using pulsed and cw pumping,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 501–504 (2001).
[Crossref]

Sohler, W.

G. Schreiber, H. Suche, Y. L. Lee, W. Grundkötter, V. Quiring, R. Ricken, and W. Sohler, “Efficient cascaded difference frequency conversion in periodically poled Ti:LiNbO3 waveguides using pulsed and cw pumping,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 501–504 (2001).
[Crossref]

R. Regener and W. Sohler, “Loss in low-finesse Ti:LiNbO3 optical waveguide resonators,” Appl. Phys. B 36,143–147 (1985).
[Crossref]

Y. H. Min, W. Grundköter, J. H. Lee, Y. L. Lee, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, “Efficient, all-optical wavelength conversion and tuning of ps-pulses in a Ti:PPLN channel waveguide,” Proc. Conference Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/Europe ’03), Munich/Germany, paper CE5-1-THU.

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Figures (6)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

SHG curve at room temperature. The conversion efficiency of the two high peaks are 319%/W and 291%/W, respectively.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Experimental setup to demonstrate all-optical channel-selective wavelength conversion by cSFG/DFG; ECL: extended cavity semiconductor laser, DFB: distributed feedback laser, HP-EDFA: high power erbium-doped fiber amplifer, OSA: optical spectrum analyzer, (PC1, PC2, PC3, PC4): polarization controller.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Phase-matching characteristics for channel dropping by SFG. Vertical arrow lines indicate energy conservations.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

Optical spectra of wavelength conversion on the basis of the cSFG/DFG process (in the case of signal 1 conversion). In our case, the spacing between signal 1 and signal 2 is greater than 0.3 nm where the cross talk between channels becomes significant.

Fig. 5.
Fig. 5.

Optical spectra of wavelength conversion based on cSFG/DFG process (in the case of signal 2 conversion).

Fig. 6.
Fig. 6.

Optical spectra of wavelength conversion based on cSFG/DFG process (in the case of the conversion of both signals).

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