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

Wei Ding, Owen Staines, Gareth Hobbs, Andrey Gorbach, C. E. de Nobriga, William J. Wadsworth, Jonathan C. Knight, Dmitry V. Skryabin, M. Strain, M. Sorel, De La R.M. Rue

Research output: Chapter or section in a book/report/conference proceedingChapter in a published conference proceeding


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 publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013
PublisherOSA Publishing
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-55752-973-2
ISBN (Print)9781557529725
Publication statusPublished - 18 Nov 2013
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013 - San Jose, CA, USA United States
Duration: 9 Jun 201314 Jun 2013


ConferenceCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013
Country/TerritoryUSA 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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