20 December 1996 Prospects of χ(2) photonics
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Proceedings Volume 2954, Fiber Integrated Optics; (1996) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.262440
Event: Advanced Imaging and Network Technologies, 1996, Berlin, Germany
It is shown that nonlinear phenomena in quadratic media can be exploited in ultrafast, high-contrast all-optical switching. Two examples of transistor-like action, namely an all-optical switch based on the parametric down-conversion and a device exploiting vectorial cascading are considered in details. Influence of various control parameter including the effect of pulse walk-off on the performance of the envisaged schemes is discussed.
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Falk L. Lederer, Falk L. Lederer, Andrey E. Kobyakov, Andrey E. Kobyakov, Vladimir P. Torchigin, Vladimir P. Torchigin, } "Prospects of χ(2) photonics", Proc. SPIE 2954, Fiber Integrated Optics, (20 December 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.262440; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.262440

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