Slow light enhanced nonlinear effects in silicon photonic crystal waveguides

Christelle Monat, B. Corcoran, Christian Grillet, Majid Ebnali-heidari, David J Moss, Benjamin John Eggleton, Thomas P White, Liam O'Faolain, Thomas Fraser Krauss

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We experimentally investigate the slow light enhancement of nonlinear effects such as self-phase modulation, two-photon absorption and free carriers, through dispersion-engineered silicon photonic crystal waveguides. We also observe emission of visible light through thirdharmonic generation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNonlinear Optics
Subtitle of host publicationMaterials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528735
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventNonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2009 - Honolulu, HI, United States of America
Duration: 12 Jul 200917 Jul 2009


ConferenceNonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2009
CountryUnited States of America
CityHonolulu, HI

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