Applied Physics B

, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp 49–57 | Cite as

Phase-matched four-photon mixing processes in birefringent fibers

  • R. K. Jain
  • K. Stenersen
Contributed Papers


We describe several new phase-matching processes for four-photon mixing in polarization-preserving birefringent fibers. The frequency shifts and polarization conditions of the waves involved in this nonlinear interaction are specified for a single-mode fused silica birefringent fiber. Our calculations include the effect of dispersion in the birefringence of the fibers.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. K. Jain
    • 1
  • K. Stenersen
    • 1
  1. 1.Hughes Research LaboratoriesMalibuUSA

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