We present observations of slow-light enhanced four-wave mixing in silicon photonic crystal waveguides (11-dB enhancement in idler conversion efficiency), with a corresponding reduction in conversion bandwidth due to increased group velocity dispersion.
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(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(130.5296) Integrated optics : Photonic crystal waveguides
J. F. McMillan, M. Yu, D. Kwong, and C. Wong, "Observation of Four-Wave Mixing Conversion Efficiency and Bandwidth in Silicon Photonic Crystal Waveguides," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper QTuG2.
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