Abstract

Optical parametric amplification (OPA) of arbitrarily polarized light is proposed in a multi-section periodically poled Lithium Niobate (PPLN). External electric field is applied on selected sections to induce the polarization rotation of involved lights, thus the quasi-phase matched optical parametric processes exhibit polarization insensitivity under suitable voltage. In addition to the amplified signal wave, an idler wave with the same polarization is generated simultaneously. As an example, a ~10 times OPA showing polarization independency is simulated. Applications of this technology are also discussed.

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Chang, J. W.

Chang, W. K.

Chen, X.

Chen, X. F.

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Chen, Y. H.

Ding, J.

Fejer, M. M.

M. M. Fejer, G. A. Magel, D. H. Jundt, and R. L. Byer, “Quasi-phase-matched second harmonic generation: tuning and tolerances,” J. Quantum Electron. 28(11), 2631–2654 (1992).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Geiss, R.

Guo, C. S.

Hsu, N.

Hu, X. K.

Jundt, D. H.

M. M. Fejer, G. A. Magel, D. H. Jundt, and R. L. Byer, “Quasi-phase-matched second harmonic generation: tuning and tolerances,” J. Quantum Electron. 28(11), 2631–2654 (1992).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

Krolikowski, W.

Y. Sheng, D. Ma, M. Ren, W. Chai, Z. Li, K. Koynov, and W. Krolikowski, “Broadband second harmonic generation in one-dimensional randomized nonlinear photonic crystal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 99(3), 031108 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Lai, Y. Y.

Leng, F.

Li, Z.

Y. Sheng, D. Ma, M. Ren, W. Chai, Z. Li, K. Koynov, and W. Krolikowski, “Broadband second harmonic generation in one-dimensional randomized nonlinear photonic crystal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 99(3), 031108 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Lin, C. H.

Lu, Y. L.

Y. Q. Lu, Y. L. Lu, C. C. Xue, J. J. Zheng, X. F. Chen, G. P. Luo, N. B. Ming, B. H. Feng, and X. L. Zhang, “Femtosecond violet light generation by quasi-phase-matched frequency doubling in optical superlattice LiNbO3,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 69(21), 3155 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Lu, Y. Q.

Q. Wang, F. Xu, Z. Y. Yu, X. S. Qian, X. K. Hu, Y. Q. Lu, and H. T. Wang, “A bidirectional tunable optical diode based on periodically poled LiNbO3.,” Opt. Express 18(7), 7340–7346 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

Luo, G. P.

Y. Q. Lu, Y. L. Lu, C. C. Xue, J. J. Zheng, X. F. Chen, G. P. Luo, N. B. Ming, B. H. Feng, and X. L. Zhang, “Femtosecond violet light generation by quasi-phase-matched frequency doubling in optical superlattice LiNbO3,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 69(21), 3155 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Ma, D.

Y. Sheng, D. Ma, M. Ren, W. Chai, Z. Li, K. Koynov, and W. Krolikowski, “Broadband second harmonic generation in one-dimensional randomized nonlinear photonic crystal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 99(3), 031108 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Magel, G. A.

M. M. Fejer, G. A. Magel, D. H. Jundt, and R. L. Byer, “Quasi-phase-matched second harmonic generation: tuning and tolerances,” J. Quantum Electron. 28(11), 2631–2654 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Ming, N. B.

Y. Q. Lu, Z. L. Wan, Q. Wang, Y. X. Xi, and N. B. Ming, “Electro-optic effect of periodically poled optical superlattice LiNbO3 and its applications,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 77(23), 3719–3721 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Y. Q. Lu, Y. Y. Zhu, Y. F. Chen, S. N. Zhu, N. B. Ming, and Y. J. Feng, “Optical properties of an ionic-type phononic crystal,” Science 284(5421), 1822–1824 (1999).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. Q. Lu, Y. L. Lu, C. C. Xue, J. J. Zheng, X. F. Chen, G. P. Luo, N. B. Ming, B. H. Feng, and X. L. Zhang, “Femtosecond violet light generation by quasi-phase-matched frequency doubling in optical superlattice LiNbO3,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 69(21), 3155 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Ni, W. J.

Pertsch, T.

Qian, X. S.

Rabia, E.

Ren, M.

Y. Sheng, D. Ma, M. Ren, W. Chai, Z. Li, K. Koynov, and W. Krolikowski, “Broadband second harmonic generation in one-dimensional randomized nonlinear photonic crystal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 99(3), 031108 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Sheng, Y.

Y. Sheng, D. Ma, M. Ren, W. Chai, Z. Li, K. Koynov, and W. Krolikowski, “Broadband second harmonic generation in one-dimensional randomized nonlinear photonic crystal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 99(3), 031108 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Shi, J.

Tseng, Q. H.

Wan, Z. L.

Y. Q. Lu, Z. L. Wan, Q. Wang, Y. X. Xi, and N. B. Ming, “Electro-optic effect of periodically poled optical superlattice LiNbO3 and its applications,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 77(23), 3719–3721 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Wang, H. T.

Wang, Q.

Q. Wang, F. Xu, Z. Y. Yu, X. S. Qian, X. K. Hu, Y. Q. Lu, and H. T. Wang, “A bidirectional tunable optical diode based on periodically poled LiNbO3.,” Opt. Express 18(7), 7340–7346 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. Q. Lu, Z. L. Wan, Q. Wang, Y. X. Xi, and N. B. Ming, “Electro-optic effect of periodically poled optical superlattice LiNbO3 and its applications,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 77(23), 3719–3721 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Wang, X. L.

Xi, Y. X.

Y. Q. Lu, Z. L. Wan, Q. Wang, Y. X. Xi, and N. B. Ming, “Electro-optic effect of periodically poled optical superlattice LiNbO3 and its applications,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 77(23), 3719–3721 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Xia, Y.

Xu, F.

Xue, C. C.

Y. Q. Lu, Y. L. Lu, C. C. Xue, J. J. Zheng, X. F. Chen, G. P. Luo, N. B. Ming, B. H. Feng, and X. L. Zhang, “Femtosecond violet light generation by quasi-phase-matched frequency doubling in optical superlattice LiNbO3,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 69(21), 3155 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Yang, S. S.

Yu, Z. Y.

Zhang, X. L.

Y. Q. Lu, Y. L. Lu, C. C. Xue, J. J. Zheng, X. F. Chen, G. P. Luo, N. B. Ming, B. H. Feng, and X. L. Zhang, “Femtosecond violet light generation by quasi-phase-matched frequency doubling in optical superlattice LiNbO3,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 69(21), 3155 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Zheng, J. J.

Y. Q. Lu, Y. L. Lu, C. C. Xue, J. J. Zheng, X. F. Chen, G. P. Luo, N. B. Ming, B. H. Feng, and X. L. Zhang, “Femtosecond violet light generation by quasi-phase-matched frequency doubling in optical superlattice LiNbO3,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 69(21), 3155 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Zhu, S. N.

Y. Q. Lu, Y. Y. Zhu, Y. F. Chen, S. N. Zhu, N. B. Ming, and Y. J. Feng, “Optical properties of an ionic-type phononic crystal,” Science 284(5421), 1822–1824 (1999).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Zhu, Y.

Zhu, Y. Y.

Y. Q. Lu, Y. Y. Zhu, Y. F. Chen, S. N. Zhu, N. B. Ming, and Y. J. Feng, “Optical properties of an ionic-type phononic crystal,” Science 284(5421), 1822–1824 (1999).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Appl. Opt. (1)

Appl. Phys. Lett. (3)

Y. Q. Lu, Y. L. Lu, C. C. Xue, J. J. Zheng, X. F. Chen, G. P. Luo, N. B. Ming, B. H. Feng, and X. L. Zhang, “Femtosecond violet light generation by quasi-phase-matched frequency doubling in optical superlattice LiNbO3,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 69(21), 3155 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Y. Sheng, D. Ma, M. Ren, W. Chai, Z. Li, K. Koynov, and W. Krolikowski, “Broadband second harmonic generation in one-dimensional randomized nonlinear photonic crystal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 99(3), 031108 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Y. Q. Lu, Z. L. Wan, Q. Wang, Y. X. Xi, and N. B. Ming, “Electro-optic effect of periodically poled optical superlattice LiNbO3 and its applications,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 77(23), 3719–3721 (2000).
[CrossRef]

J. Quantum Electron. (1)

M. M. Fejer, G. A. Magel, D. H. Jundt, and R. L. Byer, “Quasi-phase-matched second harmonic generation: tuning and tolerances,” J. Quantum Electron. 28(11), 2631–2654 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (2)

Opt. Lett. (3)

Science (1)

Y. Q. Lu, Y. Y. Zhu, Y. F. Chen, S. N. Zhu, N. B. Ming, and Y. J. Feng, “Optical properties of an ionic-type phononic crystal,” Science 284(5421), 1822–1824 (1999).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Other (1)

Yariv and P. Yeh, Optical Waves in Crystals (John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1984), Chap. 12.

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