We demonstrate an ultra-broadband optical supercontinuum extending from 1.53um up to 2.55um, generated in a dispersion-engineered silicon photonic wire. The supercontinuum is generated using low power mid-infrared picosecond pump pulses at 2.12um.
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B. Kuyken, X. Liu, R. M. Osgood, Y. A. Vlasov, R. Baets, G. Roelkens, and W. M. Green, "Generation of a Telecom-to-mid-infrared Spanning Supercontinuum Using Silicon-on-insulator Wire Waveguides," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper CTuS1.
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