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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2013
  • pp: 2604–2607

Tuning group-velocity dispersion by optical force

Wei C. Jiang and Qiang Lin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 14, pp. 2604-2607 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.002604


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Abstract

We propose an optomechanical approach for dispersion dynamic tuning and microengineering by taking advantage of the optical force in nano-optomechanical structures. Simulations of a suspended coupled silicon waveguide show that the zero-dispersion wavelength can be tuned by 40 nm by an optical pump power of 3 mW. Our approach exhibits great potential for broad applications in dispersion-sensitive processes, which not only offers a new root toward versatile tunable nonlinear photonics but may also open up a great avenue toward a new regime of nonlinear dynamics coupling between nonlinear optical and optomechanical effects.

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OCIS Codes
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(200.4880) Optics in computing : Optomechanics
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 3, 2013
Revised Manuscript: June 4, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: June 18, 2013
Published: July 15, 2013

Citation
Wei C. Jiang and Qiang Lin, "Tuning group-velocity dispersion by optical force," Opt. Lett. 38, 2604-2607 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-14-2604


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