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Nonlinear frequency conversion in nanoslab optical waveguides

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A waveguide device for frequency mixing or conversion through birefringent phase matching, having a horizontal waveguide suspended above a substrate. The waveguide is formed of a zinc blend type III-V semiconductor material with a high nonlinear susceptibility.

Inventors: 
Stievater, Todd H.; Khurgin, Jacob B.; Park, Doewon; Pruessner, Marcel W.; Rabinovich, William S.; Mahon, Rita
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Optics
FIle Date: 
2013-04-22
Grant Date: 
2015-06-16
Grant time: 
785 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
14
Claim count percentile rank: 
5
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY