We have investigated spectral broadening as a mean to generate multiple wavelengths on a silicon chip. A 2x broadening at 22W/μm2 of peak pulse power is demonstrated and a 7x is predicted at 70W/cm2.
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O. Boyraz, T. Indukuri, and B. Jalali, "Self phase modulation induced spectral broadening in silicon waveguides," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CThJ2.
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