Optical parametric oscillator based on silicon nitride waveguides

Niklas M. Lupken, David Becker, Thomas Wurthwein, Klaus J. Boller, Carsten Fallnich

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Abstract

Optical parametric oscillators (OPOs) are ubiquitous sources for efficient frequency conversion and have evolved into robust fiber technology [1]. However, integrated waveguides offer in contrast to photonic crystal fibers a higher nonlinearity resulting in lower necessary pump energies and shorter interaction lengths [2]. Therefore, OPOs would require smaller footprints on a chip with additionally improved stability [3]. Here, we present a waveguide-based OPO (WOPO) exploiting four-wave mixing (FWM) in silicon nitride (Si 3 N 4 ) waveguides, with the potential to be fully integrated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2021 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2021
PublisherIEEE
ISBN (Electronic)9781665418768
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2021
Event2021 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2021 - Munich, Germany
Duration: 21 Jun 202125 Jun 2021

Publication series

Name2021 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2021

Conference

Conference2021 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2021
CountryGermany
CityMunich
Period21/06/2125/06/21

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