Green light emission in silicon through slow light enhanced third-harmonic generation in photonic crystal waveguides

C. Monat, B. Corcoran, C. Grillet, D. J. Moss, B. J. Eggleton, T. P. White, L. O'Faolain, T. F. Krauss

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We report visible (green) third-harmonic generation in silicon by launching nearinfrared picosecond pulses into highly confined photonic crystal waveguides. We demonstrate slow light enhancement of this nonlinear process.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528698
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States of America
Duration: 31 May 20095 Jun 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
Country/TerritoryUnited States of America
CityBaltimore, MD

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