Abstract

Combining reverse proton exchange and uniform periodic poling in LiNbO3 planar waveguides, we demonstrate low-energy spatial optical solitons by second-harmonic generation at room temperature, with a threshold as low as 23 pJ/µm at 1.5 µm.

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A. Amoroso, A. Di Falco, G. Leo, G. Assanto, A. Parisi, A. Cino, and S. Riva Sanseverino, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 443 (2003).
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Quiring, V.

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A. Amoroso, A. Di Falco, G. Leo, G. Assanto, A. Parisi, A. Cino, and S. Riva Sanseverino, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 443 (2003).
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K. R. Parameswaran, R. K. Route, J. R. Kurz, R. V. Roussev, M. M. Fejer, and M. Fujimura, Opt. Lett. 27, 179 (2002).
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M. Yamada, N. Nada, M. Saitoh, and K. Watanabe, Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, 435 (1993).
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Z. Jiang, D. S. Seo, S.-D. Yang, D. E. Leaird, R. V. Roussev, C. Langrock, M. M. Fejer, and A. W. Weiner, “Low power, high-contrast coded waveform discrimination at 10 GHz via nonlinear processing,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (to be published).

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M. Yamada, N. Nada, M. Saitoh, and K. Watanabe, Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, 435 (1993).
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Yang, S.-D.

Z. Jiang, D. S. Seo, S.-D. Yang, D. E. Leaird, R. V. Roussev, C. Langrock, M. M. Fejer, and A. W. Weiner, “Low power, high-contrast coded waveform discrimination at 10 GHz via nonlinear processing,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (to be published).

Appl. Phys. Lett. (2)

J. Olivares and J. M. Cabrera, Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, 2468 (1993).
[CrossRef]

M. Yamada, N. Nada, M. Saitoh, and K. Watanabe, Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, 435 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Electron. Lett. (1)

J. L. Jackel and J. J. Johnson, Electron. Lett. 27, 1360 (1991).
[CrossRef]

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (1)

A. Amoroso, A. Di Falco, G. Leo, G. Assanto, A. Parisi, A. Cino, and S. Riva Sanseverino, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 443 (2003).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A (1)

Opt. Express (2)

Opt. Lett. (4)

Phys. Rev. E (1)

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[CrossRef]

Other (4)

L. Torner, in Beam Shaping and Control with Nonlinear Optics, F. Kajzar and R. Reinisch, eds., Vol. 369 of NATO ASI Ser. B (Plenum, New York, 1998), p. 229.
[CrossRef]

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Z. Jiang, D. S. Seo, S.-D. Yang, D. E. Leaird, R. V. Roussev, C. Langrock, M. M. Fejer, and A. W. Weiner, “Low power, high-contrast coded waveform discrimination at 10 GHz via nonlinear processing,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (to be published).

H. Nishihara, M. Haruna, and T. Suhara, Optical Integrated Circuits (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1989).

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

SHG conversion efficiency (circles) and SH output (triangles) versus FF input at Δβ=0, with wy=40 µm. Inset, geometry of the sample and its excitation.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

FF output profiles at low (open circles) and high (squares) input power.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

FF output spot versus FF input power at various values of ΔβL. The expected output spot under linear diffraction wout=158 µm and the input value wy=40 µm are also indicated.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

FF output spot versus ΔβL for a FF input power of 190 W. The vertical dashed line indicates phase matching.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Measured waist-threshold scaling: experimental values (filled circles and triangles; see text) and energy-law fit Ethwy-2.3 (dashed curve). The solid curve was generated by a cw beam-propagation method and deff=0.9deff,ideal.

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