Abstract

We use mode multiplexing and demultiplexing in apodized aperiodically poled lithium niobate waveguides to enable characterization of picosecond optical pulses in a collinear but background-free way using autocorrelation and second-harmonic frequency-resolved optical gating.

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Saida, T.

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental SHG transfer functions of a (a) uniform, (b) 50-nm-wide chirped, (c) 50-nm-wide chirped and apodized, and (d) 25-nm-wide chirped and apodized QPM grating. Note that the product of efficiency and bandwidth is approximately the same for all cases.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Schematic of an asymmetric Y-junction device showing mode multiplexer at the input and demultiplexer at the output. Note that an odd SH spatial mode can be generated only through mixing an even and an odd FH mode, and so contains only SFG and not SH contributions.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Schematic of experimental setup used for autocorrelation and FROG measurements. (a) Setup A contains a single-mode A-PPLN waveguide, while (b) setup B contains a mode-multiplexing waveguide structure. OSA, optical spectrum analyzer. Other terms defined in text.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

(a) Autocorrelation trace and (b) FROG data and plot of integrated spectral power obtained using interferometric setup A.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Calculated (a) spectral and (b) temporal amplitude and phase information using a FROG retrieval algorithm.

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