We demonstrate ultra-broadband low-peak-power frequency conversion of continuous-wave light in a silicon photonic structure via four-wave mixing. Our process produces continuous conversion over two-thirds of an octave from 1241-nm to 2078-nm wavelength light.
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(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
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A. C. Turner-Foster, M. A. Foster, R. Salem, A. L. Gaeta, and M. Lipson, "Frequency Conversion in Silicon Waveguides over Two-Thirds of an Octave," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CFR4.
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