Light amplification and lasing are realized in silicon waveguides via stimulated Raman scattering. With a reverse biased p-i-n structure embedded in the waveguide, we achieve continuous-wave net gain and lasing in a single silicon chip.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
H. Rong, R. Jones, A. Liu, M. Paniccia, O. Cohen, and D. Hak, " Silicon Based Lasers and Amplifiers via Stimulated Raman Scattering," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OWD7.
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