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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 3 — Feb. 10, 2014
  • pp: 3089–3097

Supercontinuum generation in hydrogenated amorphous silicon waveguides at telecommunication wavelengths

Jassem Safioui, François Leo, Bart Kuyken, Simon-Pierre Gorza, Shankar Kumar Selvaraja, Roel Baets, Philippe Emplit, Gunther Roelkens, and Serge Massar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 3089-3097 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.003089


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Abstract

We report supercontinuum (SC) generation centered on the telecommunication C-band (1550 nm) in CMOS compatible hydrogenated amorphous silicon waveguides. A broadening of more than 550 nm is obtained in 1cm long waveguides of different widths using as pump picosecond pulses with on chip peak power as low as 4 W.

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OCIS Codes
(130.4310) Integrated optics : Nonlinear
(320.6629) Ultrafast optics : Supercontinuum generation

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 3, 2013
Revised Manuscript: January 17, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: January 20, 2014
Published: February 3, 2014

Citation
Jassem Safioui, François Leo, Bart Kuyken, Simon-Pierre Gorza, Shankar Kumar Selvaraja, Roel Baets, Philippe Emplit, Gunther Roelkens, and Serge Massar, "Supercontinuum generation in hydrogenated amorphous silicon waveguides at telecommunication wavelengths," Opt. Express 22, 3089-3097 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-3-3089


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