Quasi-phase matching with tapered waveguides for Terahertz generation

Banie Abeywickrama, Ampalavanapillai Nirmalathas, Christina Lim, Ka-Lun Lee, Malin Premaratne

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Using numerical simulations we demonstrate that the Terahertz generation efficiency is increased by using tapered waveguides. We propose piece-wise taper which facilitates quasi-phase-matching and increases THz efficiency by 2 fold compared to conventional rod waveguides
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim (CLEOPR 2013)
Subtitle of host publication30 June – 4 July 2013, Kyoto, Japan
EditorsTetsuya Miyazaki, Tetsuya Kawanishi
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages130 - 131
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781467364768
ISBN (Print)9781467364751, 9781467364744
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim 2013 - Kyoto International Conference Center, Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 30 Jun 20134 Jul 2013
Conference number: 10
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/6589040/proceeding (Proceedings)


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim 2013
Abbreviated titleCLEO-PR 2013
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