• Chinese Optics Letters
  • Vol. 19, Issue 6, 060012 (2021)
Yang Li1, Zhijin Huang1, Wentao Qiu1, Jiangli Dong2, Heyuan Guan2、*, and Huihui Lu1、**
Author Affiliations
  • 1Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Optical Fiber Sensing and Communications, Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, China
  • 2Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Information and Sensing Technologies of Guangdong Higher Education Institutes, Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, China
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    Abstract

    Recently, nonlinear photonics has attracted considerable interest. Among the nonlinear effects, second harmonic generation (SHG) remains a hot research topic. The recent development of thin film lithium niobate (TFLN) technology has superior performances to the conventional counterparts. Herein, this review article reveals the recent progress of SHG based on TFLN and its integrated photonics. We mainly discuss and compare the different techniques of TFLN-based structures to boost the nonlinear performances assisted by localizing light in nanostructures and structured waveguides. Moreover, our conclusions and perspectives indicate that more efficient methods need to be further explored for higher SHG conversion efficiency on the TFLN platform.
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    Yang Li, Zhijin Huang, Wentao Qiu, Jiangli Dong, Heyuan Guan, Huihui Lu. Recent progress of second harmonic generation based on thin film lithium niobate [Invited][J]. Chinese Optics Letters, 2021, 19(6): 060012
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    Category: Special Issue on Lithium Niobate Based Photonic Devices
    Received: Feb. 25, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 15, 2021
    Published Online: May. 25, 2021
    The Author Email: Heyuan Guan (ttguanheyuan@jnu.edu.cn), Huihui Lu (thuihuilu@jnu.edu.cn)