Triply resonant four-wave mixing in silicon-coupled resonator microring waveguides

J. R. Ong, R. Kumar, S. Mookherjea

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Abstract

Silicon photonic four-wave mixing (FWM) devices intended for telecommunications applications must satisfy three requirements: achieve conversion efficiencies close to the detection threshold of typical receivers, while keeping pump power requirements modest and providing enough bandwidth for typical signal formats. Here, we report a continuous-wave FWM efficiency of -21.3 dB at 100 mW pump power and demonstrate wavelength conversion at 10 Gbps in a coupled-resonator optical-waveguide device.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5653-5656
Number of pages4
JournalOptics Letters
Volume39
Issue number19
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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