Degenerate and non-degenerate two-photon absorption based modulation is demonstrated in a hydrogenated amorphous silicon core optical fiber. We show modulation using femtosecond pulses and compare this with theory.
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(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2290) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber materials
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
P. Mehta, N. Healy, J. Sparks, T. Day, P. Sazio, J. Badding, and A. Peacock, "Ultrafast All-Optical Modulation in Silicon Optical Fibers," in Frontiers in Optics 2011/Laser Science XXVII, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper FMG2.
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