An analytical approach to all-optical modulation by cascading

A. Kobyakov, U. Peschel, R. Muschall, G. Assanto, V. P. Torchigin, and F. Lederer

Opt. Lett. 20, 1686-1688 (1995)


We study analytically all-optical modulation by cascading in type II second-harmonic generation and show that this configuration is promising for all-optical signal processing, provided that it is operated near phase matching. Conditions for an effective transistor like action are derived.