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LiNbO3 ridge waveguides realized by precision dicing on silicon for high efficiency second harmonic generation

@article{Chauvet2016LiNbO3RW,
  title={LiNbO3 ridge waveguides realized by precision dicing on silicon for high efficiency second harmonic generation},
  author={Mathieu Chauvet and Fabien Henrot and Florent Bassignot and Fabrice Devaux and Ludovic Gauthier-Manuel and Vincent P{\^e}cheur and H. Maillotte and Brahim Dahmani},
  journal={arXiv: Optics},
  year={2016}
}
Nonlinear periodically poled ridge LiNbO3 waveguides have been fabricated on silicon substrates. Components are carved with only use of a precision dicing machine without need for grinding or polishing steps. They show efficient second harmonic generation at telecommunication wavelengths with normalized conversion reaching 204%/W in a 15 mm long device. Influence of geometrical non uniformities of waveguides due to fabrication process is asserted. Components characteristics are studied notably… 

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