We demonstrate quasi-phase-matched four-wave-mixing in silicon nanowires with sinusoidally modulated width. We observe ~11 dB conversion efficiency enhancement for targeted wavelengths >100 nm away from the edge of the 3-dB conversion bandwidth.
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J. B. Driscoll, N. Ophir, R. Grote, J. I. Dadap, N. Panoiu, K. Bergman, and R. Osgood, "First Demonstration of Quasi-Phase-Matched Four-Wave-Mixing in Silicon Waveguides," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CW1A.1.
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