Evanescent-coupling-assisted four-wave mixing in a silicon directional coupler

W. Ding, O. K. Staines, G. D. Hobbs, A. V. Gorbach, C. E. De Nobriga, W. J. Wadsworth, J. C. Knight, D. V. Skryabin, M. Strain, M. Sorel, R. M. De La Rue

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Evanescent-coupling-induced group velocity dispersion (GVD) in a subwavelength silicon directional coupler is observed to significantly modify four-wave-mixing (FWM) spectra. As the separation between two silicon wires decreases, the increasing dispersion gradually suppresses the FWM gain.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-55752-973-2
ISBN (Print)9781557529725
Publication statusPublished - 21 Nov 2013
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013 - San Jose, CA, USA United States
Duration: 9 Jun 201314 Jun 2013


ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013
CountryUSA United States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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