We explore the thermal nonlinearity in a-Si:H microcylindrical resonators fabricated from the silicon optical fiber platform. In particular, using a pump/probe technique, we determine the thermal response time and infer the material loss coefficient.
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N. Vukovic, N. Healy, T. D. Day, P. Horak, P. J. Sazio, J. V. Badding, A. C. Peacock, and P. Mehta, "Characterization of Thermal Induced Nonlinear Effects in Silicon Microcylindrical Resonators," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JW4A.82.
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