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The Photonics Quiz

Test yourself by solving a set of questions concerning laser technology, optical fibers, and nonlinear optics! The following questions are mostly solvable by using the RP Photonics Encyclopedia. Note that in some cases more than one answer is correct.

Question 23

The use of quasi-phase matching (QPM) in a nonlinear frequency conversion device

(a) leads to a reduced effective nonlinear coefficient

(b) is less practical in cases with high phase mismatch

(c) can be applied with nearly all nonlinear crystal materials

(d) allows for an increased phase-matching bandwidth

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