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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 21 — Oct. 18, 2004
  • pp: 5269–5273

Demonstration of a silicon Raman laser

Ozdal Boyraz and Bahram Jalali  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 21, pp. 5269-5273 (2004)

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We report the demonstration of the first silicon Raman laser. Experimentally, pulsed Raman laser emission at 1675 nm with 25 MHz repetition rate is demonstrated using a silicon waveguide as the gain medium. The laser has a clear threshold at 9 W peak pump pulse power and a slope efficiency of 8.5%.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: September 23, 2004
Revised Manuscript: October 12, 2004
Published: October 18, 2004

Ozdal Boyraz and Bahram Jalali, "Demonstration of a silicon Raman laser," Opt. Express 12, 5269-5273 (2004)

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