1 March 2006 Second-order nonlinear mixing of two modes in a planar photonic crystal microcavity
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Abstract
Polarization-resolved second-harmonic spectra are obtained from the resonant modes of a two-dimensional planar photonic crystal microcavity patterned in a free-standing InP slab. The photonic crystal microcavity is comprised of a single missing-hole defect in a hexagonal photonic crystal host formed with elliptically-shaped holes. The cavity supports two orthogonally-polarized resonant modes split by 60 cm-1. Sum-frequency data are reported from the nonlinear interaction of the two coherently excited modes, and the polarization dependence is explained in terms of the nonlinear susceptibility tensor of the host InP.
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Murray W. McCutcheon, Murray W. McCutcheon, Jeff F. Young, Jeff F. Young, Georg W. Rieger, Georg W. Rieger, Dan Dalacu, Dan Dalacu, Simon Frédérick, Simon Frédérick, Philip J. Poole, Philip J. Poole, Geof C. Aers, Geof C. Aers, Robin L. Williams, Robin L. Williams, } "Second-order nonlinear mixing of two modes in a planar photonic crystal microcavity", Proc. SPIE 6128, Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices IV, 612812 (1 March 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.647006; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.647006
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