Highly-efficient four-wave mixing in a coupled-nanocavity waveguide

Nobuyuki Matsuda, Takumi Kato, Ken ichi Harada, Hiroki Takesue, Eiichi Kuramochi, Masaya Notomi

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We demonstrate enhanced optical nonlinearity in a coupled-resonator optical waveguide comprised of 200 silicon photonic crystal nanocavities. We have obtained the effective nonlinear constant γ as 6,600 /W/m through the four wave mixing experiment.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529107
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 2011 May 12011 May 6

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD


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