We report in-band OSNR monitoring via slow-light enhanced third harmonic generation in a 2-D silicon photonic crystal waveguide of a 40Gb/s (Return-to-Zero, PRBS) signal, achieving significantly better performance than previous methods.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(130.5296) Integrated optics : Photonic crystal waveguides
B. Corcoran, C. Monat, C. Grillet, T. P. White, L. O’Faolain, T. F. Krauss, B. J. Eggleton, and D. J. Moss, "Optical Performance Monitoring via Slow Light Enhanced Third Harmonic Generation in Silicon Photonic Crystal Waveguides," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper PDPA5.
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