We demonstrate strong cross-phase modulation in Si photonic wire waveguides using picosecond pulses. We present an all-optical scheme for control of optical pulses, utilizing the tight optical confinement of wire waveguides to enhance the nonlinearity.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.4310) Integrated optics : Nonlinear
I. Hsieh, X. Chen, J. Dadap, N. Panoiu, R. Osgood, Y. Vlasov, and S. McNab, "Cross-Phase Modulation in Si Photonic Wire 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 CWD6.
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