Polarization switching in a quasi-periodic nonlinear photonic crystal

Ayelet Ganany-Padowicz, Irit Juwiler, Ofer Gayer, Alon Bahabad, Ady Arie

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Abstract

We demonstrate all-optical intensity-dependent polarization switching, based on double phasematched cascaded processes in a quadratic nonlinear photonic quasi-crystal. The efficiency is significantly better than that of devices based on cascaded cubic nonlinearities.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
StatePublished - 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 31 May 20095 Jun 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period31/05/095/06/09

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