Wavelength Converter with +5 dB Parametric Gain Using Direct-Bonded QPM-Zn: LiNbO3 Ridge Waveguide

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

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Umeki, T.; Asobe, M.; Nishida, Y.; Tadanaga, O.; Magari, K.; Yanagawa, T.; Suzuki, H. (NTT Photonics Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 3-1 Morinosato Wakamiya Atsugi, Kanagawa, 243-0198 Japan)

We fabricate a 50-mm-long ZnO-doped quasi-phase-matched LiNbO3 ridge waveguide by employing the direct bonding and dry etching techniques. We successfully achieve a parametric conversion gain of +5 dB by using a chi(2) cascade scheme.