How useful is slow light in enhancing nonlinear interactions in lossy periodic nanostructures?

Sina Saravi, Rafael Quintero-Bermudez, Frank Setzpfandt, N. Asger Mortensen, Thomas Pertsch

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Abstract

We investigate analytically, and with nonlinear simulations, the extent of usefulness of slow light for enhancing the efficiency of second harmonic generation in lossy nanostructures, and find that the slower is not always the better.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNonlinear Photonics 2016
Volume2016
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Publication date2016
Article numberNM4A.7
ISBN (Print)978-1-943580-17-0
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event2016 OSA Photonics and Fiber Technology Congress - SMC Conference & Function Centre, Sydney, Australia
Duration: 5 Sep 20168 Sep 2016

Conference

Conference2016 OSA Photonics and Fiber Technology Congress
LocationSMC Conference & Function Centre
CountryAustralia
CitySydney
Period05/09/201608/09/2016

Bibliographical note

From the session: Nonlinear Nanophotonics I (NM4A)

Keywords

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Nanostructures
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Nonlinear interactions
  • Nonlinear simulations
  • Periodic nanostructure
  • Slow light

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