Laser beat-wave induced enhancement of the kerr nonlinearity in bulk GaAs at 10μm

Daniel Matteo, Jeremy Pigeon, Sergei Tochitsky, Ulrich Huttner, Mackillo Kira, Stephan W. Koch, Jerome V. Moloney, Chan Joshi

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Abstract

We experimentally and theoretically demonstrate enhancement of the Kerr nonlinearity in semi-insulating GaAs through four-wave mixing of a CO2 laser beat-wave. Nonlinearity increases with decreasing beat frequency, attributed to nonlinear currents modulated by the beat-wave.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2019
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580576
DOIs
StatePublished - 2019
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2019 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 5 2019May 10 2019

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F128-CLEO_QELS 2019

Conference

ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2019
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/5/195/10/19

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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