Giant nonlinear response at a plasmonic nanofocus drives efficient four wave mixing over micron length scales

Michael P. Nielsen, Nicholas, Gusken, Xingyuan Shi, Paul Dichtl, Stefan A. Maier, Rupert F. Oulton

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We demonstrate four wave mixing in an integrated plasmonic gap waveguide on silicon that strongly confines light within a nonlinear organic polymer. We report >1% signal to idler conversion efficiency over micron-scale interaction lengths.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNovel Optical Materials and Applications, NOMA 2018
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781943580439
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes
EventAdvanced Photonics Congress 2018 - Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: 2 Jul 20185 Jul 2018 (Optical Sensors 2018) (Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics 2018) (Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity and Poling in Glass Waveguides and Materials 2018) (Nonlinear Photonics 2018) (Novel Optical Materials and Applications 2018) (Photonic Networks and Devices 2018) (Signal Processing in Photonic Communications 2018) (Specialty Optical Fibers 2018)

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NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F107-NOMA 2018
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceAdvanced Photonics Congress 2018
OtherAdvanced Photonics 2018 (BGPP, IPR, NP, NOMA, Sensors, Networks, SPPCom, SOF)
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