Abstract

A birefringent phase-matching scheme for difference-frequency generation in a slotted air-clad waveguide with a tunable gap is proposed and theoretically analyzed. A tunability of 300cm1 and an efficiency of 400W1cm2 is predicted.

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2005 (2)

M. W. Pruessner, K. Amarnath, M. Datta, D. Kelly, S. Kanakaraju, P. T. Ho, and R. Ghodssi, J. Microelectromech. Syst. 14, 1070 (2005).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

2003 (1)

O. Durand, F. Wyckzisk, J. Olivier, M. Magis, P. Galtier, A. De Rossi, M. Calligaro, V. Ortiz, V. Berger, G. Leo, and G. Assanto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2554 (2003).
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1997 (1)

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, P. Bravetti, N. Laurent, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 71, 3622 (1997).
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A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, N. Laurent, S. Theilmann, N. Vodjani, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 1320 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Amarnath, K.

M. W. Pruessner, K. Amarnath, M. Datta, D. Kelly, S. Kanakaraju, P. T. Ho, and R. Ghodssi, J. Microelectromech. Syst. 14, 1070 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Assanto, G.

A. Di Falco, C. Conti, and G. Assanto, Opt. Lett. 31, 3146 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

O. Durand, F. Wyckzisk, J. Olivier, M. Magis, P. Galtier, A. De Rossi, M. Calligaro, V. Ortiz, V. Berger, G. Leo, and G. Assanto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2554 (2003).
[CrossRef]

J. C. G. de Sande, G. Leo, and G. Assanto, J. Lightwave Technol. 20, 651 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Bandaru, P. R.

Berger, V.

O. Durand, F. Wyckzisk, J. Olivier, M. Magis, P. Galtier, A. De Rossi, M. Calligaro, V. Ortiz, V. Berger, G. Leo, and G. Assanto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2554 (2003).
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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, N. Laurent, S. Theilmann, N. Vodjani, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 1320 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Bliss, D.

Bravetti, P.

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, P. Bravetti, and J. Nagle, Nature 391, 463 (1998).
[CrossRef]

A. Fiore, S. Janz, L. Delobel, P. van der Meer, P. Bravetti, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 2942 (1998).
[CrossRef]

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, P. Bravetti, N. Laurent, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 71, 3622 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Calligaro, M.

O. Durand, F. Wyckzisk, J. Olivier, M. Magis, P. Galtier, A. De Rossi, M. Calligaro, V. Ortiz, V. Berger, G. Leo, and G. Assanto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2554 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Conti, C.

Cooper, M. L.

Datta, M.

M. W. Pruessner, K. Amarnath, M. Datta, D. Kelly, S. Kanakaraju, P. T. Ho, and R. Ghodssi, J. Microelectromech. Syst. 14, 1070 (2005).
[CrossRef]

De Rossi, A.

O. Durand, F. Wyckzisk, J. Olivier, M. Magis, P. Galtier, A. De Rossi, M. Calligaro, V. Ortiz, V. Berger, G. Leo, and G. Assanto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2554 (2003).
[CrossRef]

de Sande, J. C. G.

Delobel, L.

A. Fiore, S. Janz, L. Delobel, P. van der Meer, P. Bravetti, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 2942 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Di Falco, A.

Durand, O.

O. Durand, F. Wyckzisk, J. Olivier, M. Magis, P. Galtier, A. De Rossi, M. Calligaro, V. Ortiz, V. Berger, G. Leo, and G. Assanto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2554 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Fejer, M. M.

Fiore, A.

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, P. Bravetti, and J. Nagle, Nature 391, 463 (1998).
[CrossRef]

A. Fiore, S. Janz, L. Delobel, P. van der Meer, P. Bravetti, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 2942 (1998).
[CrossRef]

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, P. Bravetti, N. Laurent, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 71, 3622 (1997).
[CrossRef]

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, N. Laurent, S. Theilmann, N. Vodjani, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 1320 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Galtier, P.

O. Durand, F. Wyckzisk, J. Olivier, M. Magis, P. Galtier, A. De Rossi, M. Calligaro, V. Ortiz, V. Berger, G. Leo, and G. Assanto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2554 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Ghodssi, R.

M. W. Pruessner, K. Amarnath, M. Datta, D. Kelly, S. Kanakaraju, P. T. Ho, and R. Ghodssi, J. Microelectromech. Syst. 14, 1070 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Harris, J. S.

Ho, P. T.

M. W. Pruessner, K. Amarnath, M. Datta, D. Kelly, S. Kanakaraju, P. T. Ho, and R. Ghodssi, J. Microelectromech. Syst. 14, 1070 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Janz, S.

A. Fiore, S. Janz, L. Delobel, P. van der Meer, P. Bravetti, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 2942 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Kanakaraju, S.

T. H. Stievater, W. S. Rabinovich, D. Park, J. B. Khurgin, S. Kanakaraju, and C. J. K. Richardson, Opt. Express 16, 2621 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. W. Pruessner, K. Amarnath, M. Datta, D. Kelly, S. Kanakaraju, P. T. Ho, and R. Ghodssi, J. Microelectromech. Syst. 14, 1070 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Kelly, D.

M. W. Pruessner, K. Amarnath, M. Datta, D. Kelly, S. Kanakaraju, P. T. Ho, and R. Ghodssi, J. Microelectromech. Syst. 14, 1070 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Khurgin, J. B.

Kuo, P. S.

Laurent, N.

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, P. Bravetti, N. Laurent, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 71, 3622 (1997).
[CrossRef]

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, N. Laurent, S. Theilmann, N. Vodjani, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 1320 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Leo, G.

O. Durand, F. Wyckzisk, J. Olivier, M. Magis, P. Galtier, A. De Rossi, M. Calligaro, V. Ortiz, V. Berger, G. Leo, and G. Assanto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2554 (2003).
[CrossRef]

J. C. G. de Sande, G. Leo, and G. Assanto, J. Lightwave Technol. 20, 651 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Magis, M.

O. Durand, F. Wyckzisk, J. Olivier, M. Magis, P. Galtier, A. De Rossi, M. Calligaro, V. Ortiz, V. Berger, G. Leo, and G. Assanto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2554 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Mookherjea, S.

Nagle, J.

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, P. Bravetti, and J. Nagle, Nature 391, 463 (1998).
[CrossRef]

A. Fiore, S. Janz, L. Delobel, P. van der Meer, P. Bravetti, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 2942 (1998).
[CrossRef]

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, P. Bravetti, N. Laurent, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 71, 3622 (1997).
[CrossRef]

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, N. Laurent, S. Theilmann, N. Vodjani, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 1320 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Olivier, J.

O. Durand, F. Wyckzisk, J. Olivier, M. Magis, P. Galtier, A. De Rossi, M. Calligaro, V. Ortiz, V. Berger, G. Leo, and G. Assanto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2554 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Ortiz, V.

O. Durand, F. Wyckzisk, J. Olivier, M. Magis, P. Galtier, A. De Rossi, M. Calligaro, V. Ortiz, V. Berger, G. Leo, and G. Assanto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2554 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Park, D.

Pruessner, M. W.

M. W. Pruessner, K. Amarnath, M. Datta, D. Kelly, S. Kanakaraju, P. T. Ho, and R. Ghodssi, J. Microelectromech. Syst. 14, 1070 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Rabinovich, W. S.

Richardson, C. J. K.

Rosencher, E.

A. Fiore, S. Janz, L. Delobel, P. van der Meer, P. Bravetti, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 2942 (1998).
[CrossRef]

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, P. Bravetti, and J. Nagle, Nature 391, 463 (1998).
[CrossRef]

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, P. Bravetti, N. Laurent, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 71, 3622 (1997).
[CrossRef]

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, N. Laurent, S. Theilmann, N. Vodjani, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 1320 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Scaccabarozzi, L.

X. Yu, L. Scaccabarozzi, J. S. Harris, Jr., P. S. Kuo, and M. M. Fejer, Opt. Express 26, 10742 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Simanovskii, D. M.

Stievater, T. H.

Theilmann, S.

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, N. Laurent, S. Theilmann, N. Vodjani, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 1320 (1996).
[CrossRef]

van der Meer, P.

A. Fiore, S. Janz, L. Delobel, P. van der Meer, P. Bravetti, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 2942 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Vodjani, N.

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, N. Laurent, S. Theilmann, N. Vodjani, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 1320 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Vodopyanov, K. L.

Weyburne, D.

Wyckzisk, F.

O. Durand, F. Wyckzisk, J. Olivier, M. Magis, P. Galtier, A. De Rossi, M. Calligaro, V. Ortiz, V. Berger, G. Leo, and G. Assanto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2554 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Yang, S.-H.

Yu, X.

Appl. Phys. Lett. (4)

A. Fiore, S. Janz, L. Delobel, P. van der Meer, P. Bravetti, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 2942 (1998).
[CrossRef]

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, P. Bravetti, N. Laurent, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 71, 3622 (1997).
[CrossRef]

O. Durand, F. Wyckzisk, J. Olivier, M. Magis, P. Galtier, A. De Rossi, M. Calligaro, V. Ortiz, V. Berger, G. Leo, and G. Assanto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2554 (2003).
[CrossRef]

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, N. Laurent, S. Theilmann, N. Vodjani, and J. Nagle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 1320 (1996).
[CrossRef]

J. Lightwave Technol. (1)

J. Microelectromech. Syst. (1)

M. W. Pruessner, K. Amarnath, M. Datta, D. Kelly, S. Kanakaraju, P. T. Ho, and R. Ghodssi, J. Microelectromech. Syst. 14, 1070 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Nature (1)

A. Fiore, V. Berger, E. Rosencher, P. Bravetti, and J. Nagle, Nature 391, 463 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (3)

Opt. Lett. (2)

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Power density of three modes involved in DFG in suspended coupled waveguides.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a) Effective index dispersion of suspended coupled waveguides. (b) Propagation constant dispersion. (c) Group index dispersion. (d) Phase mismatch dispersion.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Tuning curves: phase mismatch versus air gap width for different wavelengths λ 2 with constant λ 1 = 1060 nm . Two horizontal lines indicate the phase matching range for a 1 - mm -long waveguide.

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η DFG = 8 π 2 η 0 d eff 2 n 1 n 2 n 3 λ 3 2 A eff ,
A eff = n E 1 2 d x d y n E 2 2 d x d y n E 3 2 d x d y n 3 [ n E 1 E 2 E 3 d x d y ] 2 ,

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