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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 16 — Aug. 3, 2009
  • pp: 14098–14103

Low power four wave mixing in an integrated, micro-ring resonator with Q = 1.2 million

M. Ferrera, D. Duchesne, L. Razzari, M. Peccianti, R. Morandotti, P. Cheben, S. Janz, D.-X. Xu, B. E. Little, S. Chu, and D. J. Moss  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 16, pp. 14098-14103 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.014098


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Abstract

We demonstrate efficient, low power, continuous-wave four-wave mixing in the C-band, using a high index doped silica glass micro ring resonator having a Q-factor of 1.2 million. A record high conversion efficiency for this kind of device is achieved over a bandwidth of 20nm. We show theoretically that the characteristic low dispersion enables phase-matching over a tuning range > 160nm.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(130.2755) Integrated optics : Glass waveguides
(130.7405) Integrated optics : Wavelength conversion devices

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 29, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 17, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: July 22, 2009
Published: July 29, 2009

Citation
M. Ferrera, D. Duchesne, L. Razzari, M. Peccianti, R. Morandotti, P. Cheben, S. Janz, D.-X. Xu, B. E. Little, S. Chu, and D. J. Moss, "Low power four wave mixing in an integrated, micro-ring resonator with Q = 1.2 million," Opt. Express 17, 14098-14103 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-16-14098


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