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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 5 — Mar. 3, 2008
  • pp: 3310–3319

Solitons and spectral broadening in long silicon-on-insulator photonic wires

W. Ding, C. Benton, A. V. Gorbach, W. J. Wadsworth, J. C. Knight, D. V. Skryabin, M. Gnan, M. Sorrel, and R. M. De La Rue  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 5, pp. 3310-3319 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.003310


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Abstract

We report measurements and numerical modeling of spectral broadening and soliton propagation regimes in silicon-on-insulator photonic wire waveguides of 3 to 4 dispersion lengths using 100fs pump pulses. We also present accurate measurements of the group index and dispersion of the photonic wire.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

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

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 14, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 20, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: February 20, 2008
Published: February 26, 2008

Citation
W. Ding, C. Benton, A. V. Gorbach, W. J. Wadsworth, J. C. Knight, D. V. Skryabin, M. Gnan, M. Sorrel, and R. M. De La Rue, "Solitons and spectral broadening in long silicon-on- insulator photonic wires," Opt. Express 16, 3310-3319 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-5-3310


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