All-optical processing in quadratic nonlinear media

Year: 1994

Authors: Laureti Palma A., Trillo S., Wabnitz S., Assanto G., Torelli I.

Autors Affiliation: Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Roma, Italy

Abstract: We show that the tensorial nature of quadratic nonlinearities may be exploited for implementing all-optical operations in a novel class of devices. We also show that solitons of the parametric process in quadratic media are ideal candidate for all-optical switching.

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KeyWords: Light polarization; Nonlinear optics; Numerical analysis; Optical links; Phase shift; Second harmonic generation; Solitons; Tensors, All optical signal processing; All optical switching; Nonlinear phase shift; Phase mismatch, Signal processing
DOI: 10000000000