Photonic crystal wires for optical parametric oscillators in isotropic media

A. Di Falco, C. Conti, and G. Assanto

Appl. Phys. B 79, 9-13 (2004)


We investigate four wave mixing in photonic crystal wire microresonators realized in an isotropic medium. One-dimensional optical parametric oscillators are numerically analyzed by solving Maxwell«s equations in all dimensions and including material dispersion as well as nonlinear polarization.