This paper presents the first demonstration of phase matching in Silicon waveguides. Phase matching is achieved by canceling intrinsic waveguide dispersion by stress-induced tuning of birefringence. 12dB enhancement in CARS wavelength conversion efficiency is observed.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
V. Raghunathan and B. Jalali, "Stress-Induced Phase Matching in Silicon Waveguides," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CMK5.
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