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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 7 — Apr. 8, 2013
  • pp: 7926–7933

Phase-sensitive amplification of light in a χ(3) photonic chip using a dispersion engineered chalcogenide ridge waveguide

Richard Neo, Jochen Schröder, Yvan Paquot, Duk-Yong Choi, Steve Madden, Barry Luther-Davies, and Benjamin J. Eggleton  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 7, pp. 7926-7933 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.007926


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Abstract

We report phase-sensitive amplification of light using χ(3) parametric processes in a chalcogenide ridge waveguide. By spectrally slicing pump, signal and idler waves from a single pulsed source, we are able to observe 9.9 dB of on-chip phase-sensitive extinction with a signal-degenerate dual pump four-wave mixing architecture in good agreement with numerical simulations.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 30, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 16, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 17, 2013
Published: March 25, 2013

Citation
Richard Neo, Jochen Schröder, Yvan Paquot, Duk-Yong Choi, Steve Madden, Barry Luther-Davies, and Benjamin J. Eggleton, "Phase-sensitive amplification of light in a χ(3) photonic chip using a dispersion engineered chalcogenide ridge waveguide," Opt. Express 21, 7926-7933 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-7-7926


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