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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 3 — Feb. 11, 2013
  • pp: 3067–3072

Optical Cherenkov radiation in an As2S3 slot waveguide with four zero-dispersion wavelengths

Shaofei Wang, Jungao Hu, Hairun Guo, and Xianglong Zeng  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 3067-3072 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.003067


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Abstract

We propose an approach for an efficient generation of optical Cherenkov radiation (OCR) in the near-infrared by tailoring the waveguide dispersion for a zero group-velocity mismatching between the radiation and the pump soliton. Based on an As2S3 slot waveguide with subwavelength dimensions, dispersion profiles with four zero dispersion wavelengths are found to produce a phase-matching nonlinear process leading to a broadband resonant radiation. The broadband OCR investigated in the chalcogenide waveguide may find applications in on-chip wavelength conversion and near-infrared pulse generation.

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OCIS Codes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 12, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 23, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 23, 2013
Published: January 31, 2013

Citation
Shaofei Wang, Jungao Hu, Hairun Guo, and Xianglong Zeng, "Optical Cherenkov radiation in an As2S3 slot waveguide with four zero-dispersion wavelengths," Opt. Express 21, 3067-3072 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-3-3067


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