Schmidt decompositions of parametric processes II: vector four-wave mixing.


In vector four-wave mixing, one or two strong pump waves drive two weak signal and idler waves, each of which has two polarization components. In this paper, vector four-wave mixing processes in a randomly-birefringent fiber (modulation interaction, phase conjugation and Bragg scattering) are studied in detail. For each process, the Schmidt decompositions… (More)
DOI: 10.1364/OE.21.011009

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