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. Molonev, 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 publication2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2019 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580576
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2019
Event2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2019 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 5 2019May 10 2019

Publication series

Name2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2019 - Proceedings

Conference

Conference2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2019
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/5/195/10/19

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Spectroscopy
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Matteo, D., Pigeon, J., Tochitsky, S., Huttner, U., Kira, M., Koch, S. W., Molonev, J. V., & Joshi, C. (2019). Laser Beat-Wave Induced Enhancement of the Kerr Nonlinearity in Bulk GaAs at 10μm. In 2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2019 - Proceedings [8750616] (2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2019 - Proceedings). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.23919/CLEO.2019.8750616