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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 15 — Jul. 24, 2006
  • pp: 6705–6712

Monolithic integrated Raman silicon laser

Haisheng Rong, Ying-Hao Kuo, Shengbo Xu, Ansheng Liu, Richard Jones, Mario Paniccia, Oded Cohen, and Omri Raday  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 15, pp. 6705-6712 (2006)

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We present a monolithic integrated Raman silicon laser based on silicon-on-insulator (SOI) rib waveguide race-track ring resonator with an integrated p-i-n diode structure. Under reverse biasing, we achieved stable, single mode, continuous-wave (CW) lasing with output power exceeding 30mW and 10% slope efficiency. The laser emission has high spectral purity with a measured side mode suppression exceeding 70dB and laser linewidth of <100 kHz. This laser architecture allows for on-chip integration with other silicon photonics components to provide a highly integrated and scaleable monolithic device.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: May 25, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: July 7, 2006
Published: July 24, 2006

Haisheng Rong, Ying-Hao Kuo, Shengbo Xu, Ansheng Liu, Richard Jones, Mario Paniccia, Oded Cohen, and Omri Raday, "Monolithic integrated Raman silicon laser," Opt. Express 14, 6705-6712 (2006)

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