Gratings are used to efficiently couple ~100 fs, 1.5 micron pulses into and out of single-mode silicon ridge waveguides of various lengths up to 600 microns. Nonlinear transmission spectra are reported and interpreted.
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(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.2640) Nonlinear optics : Stimulated scattering, modulation, etc.
G. W. Rieger, K. S. Virk, and J. F. Young, "Nonlinear transmission of sub-picosecond 1.5 µm pulses through single-mode silicon-on-insulator ridge waveguides," in Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Technical Digest on CD (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper MC35.
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