Efficient Continuous-Wave Four-Wave Mixing and Self-Phase Modulation in a Bandgap-Engineered AlGaAs Waveguide

Published/Posted: February 1, 2012

Authors: Wathen, J. J.; Apiratikul, P.; Cannon, B. M.; Mahmood, T.; Astar, W.; Richardson, C. J. K.; Porkolab, G. A.; Carter, G. M.; Murphy, T. E.

DOI: 10.1364/CLEO_SI.2012.CW1A.4

Abstract: By engineering the bandgap to suppress two-photon absorption, we achieve efficient continuous-wave four-wave mixing in an AlGaAs waveguide. The conversion efficiency (-5.5 dB) is among the highest reported for semiconductor waveguides.

Citation:
J. J. Wathen, P. Apiratikul, B. M. Cannon, T. Mahmood, W. Astar, C. J. K. Richardson, G. A. Porkolab, G. M. Carter and T. E. Murphy, "Efficient Continuous-Wave Four-Wave Mixing and Self-Phase Modulation in a Bandgap-Engineered AlGaAs Waveguide", Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA (USA) CW1A.4 (2012)

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