A broadband polarization-insensitive wavelength conversion is presented based on four-wave mixing in a silicon-on-insulator waveguide by optimizing the pump polarization angle and the waveguide geometries. A 1-dB polarization-insensitive bandwidth of 400 nm is achieved.
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(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(130.7405) Integrated optics : Wavelength conversion devices
S. Gao, Y. Xie, P. Zhou, X. Li, L. Cao, and S. He, "A Proposal for Broadband Polarization-Insensitive Wavelength Conversion Using a SOI Waveguide," in Asia Communications and Photonics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper AF4A.21.
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