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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 3 — Feb. 6, 2006
  • pp: 1064–1069

Intensity-tunable group delay using stimulated Raman scattering in silicon slow-light waveguides

S. Blair and K. Zheng  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 3, pp. 1064-1069 (2006)

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We show that stimulated Raman scattering is a sufficiently strong effect in silicon waveguides to allow the intensity of a pump input to control the group delay of a weak Stokes-shifted signal. While the fractional change in group delay is minimal in a straight waveguide, microresonator enhancement can produce a fractional increase of 50% with respect to the linear group delay of the resonator.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: December 21, 2005
Revised Manuscript: January 22, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: January 30, 2006
Published: February 6, 2006

S. Blair and K. Zheng, "Intensity-tunable group delay using stimulated Raman scattering in silicon slow-light waveguides," Opt. Express 14, 1064-1069 (2006)

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