Dispersion engineering in silicon photonic wires using thin Si3N4 conformal dielectric coating

Xiaoping Liu, William M.J. Green, I. Wei Hsieh, Jerry I. Dadap, Yurii A. Vlasov, Jr Richard M. Osgood

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We investigate numerically dispersion engineering in silicon photonic wires using conformal Si3N4 coatings. We analyze the impact of coating thickness upon the group-velocity-dispersion and effective waveguide nonlinearity, and show broadband four-wave-mixing gain in engineered waveguides.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008
Externally publishedYes
EventIntegrated Photonics and Nanophotonics Research and Applications, IPNRA 2008 - Boston, MA, United States
Duration: Jul 13 2008Jul 16 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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