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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2014
  • pp: 5271–5273

Broad-bandwidth, high-efficiency multiwavelength conversion in a high-Q photonic crystal resonator

Jun-Fang Wu and Chao Li  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 18, pp. 5271-5273 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.005271


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Abstract

We analytically and numerically demonstrate that multiwavelength conversion can be realized in a high-Q photonic crystal nanocavity. With the help of a dynamic-phase-shift effect induced by bandgap-multireflection, the wavelength conversion efficiency of nearly 100% is achieved for a broad conversion range over several hundreds of nanometers, which is much larger than the reported results obtained by other linear methods (e.g., adiabatic wavelength conversion). This approach may open a way for the study of on-chip ultralow-power optical communications and quantum information processing.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals
(230.7405) Optical devices : Wavelength conversion devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: May 13, 2014
Revised Manuscript: July 23, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: July 31, 2014
Published: September 3, 2014

Citation
Jun-Fang Wu and Chao Li, "Broad-bandwidth, high-efficiency multiwavelength conversion in a high-Q photonic crystal resonator," Opt. Lett. 39, 5271-5273 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-18-5271


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