Ultrafast all-optical wavelength conversion in silicon-insulator waveguides by means of cross phase modulation using 300 femtosecond pulses

R. Dekker, J. Niehusmann, M. Först, A. Driessen

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    In this paper we report the ultrafast all-optical wavelength conversion in Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) waveguides. We used a pump-probe setup with 300 femtosecond pulses to demonstrate large temporal phase-shifts, caused by the Kerr effect and free carrier generation. Large wavelength shifts of a 1683nm probe signal have been observed. The wavelength conversion, ranging from 10nm redshifts to 15nm blueshifts, depending on the time delay between the pump and probe pulses, is caused by the pump induced Cross Phase Modulation. Furthermore, an all-optical switching scheme using SOI microring resonators is discussed. These results enable ultrafast all-optical switching using SOI microring resonators.
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    Title of host publication11th Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux
    EditorsA.M.J. Koonen, X.J.M. Leijtens, H.P.A. van den Boom, E.J.M. Verdurmen, J. Molina Vasquez
    Place of PublicationEindhoven
    PublisherIEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter
    Pages145-148
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Print)978-90-6144-989-8
    Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2006
    Event11th Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter 2006 - Eindhoven, The Netherlands, Eindhoven, Netherlands
    Duration: 30 Nov 20061 Dec 2006
    Conference number: 11

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    PublisherIEEE LEOS Benelux Chapter
    Number500-266

    Conference

    Conference11th Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter 2006
    CountryNetherlands
    CityEindhoven
    Period30/11/061/12/06

    Keywords

    • EWI-8906
    • IOMS-PIT: PHOTONICS INTEGRATION TECHNOLOGY
    • METIS-237858
    • IR-66821

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    Dekker, R., Niehusmann, J., Först, M., & Driessen, A. (2006). Ultrafast all-optical wavelength conversion in silicon-insulator waveguides by means of cross phase modulation using 300 femtosecond pulses. In A. M. J. Koonen, X. J. M. Leijtens, H. P. A. van den Boom, E. J. M. Verdurmen, & J. Molina Vasquez (Eds.), 11th Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux (pp. 145-148). Eindhoven: IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter.
    Dekker, R. ; Niehusmann, J. ; Först, M. ; Driessen, A. / Ultrafast all-optical wavelength conversion in silicon-insulator waveguides by means of cross phase modulation using 300 femtosecond pulses. 11th Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux. editor / A.M.J. Koonen ; X.J.M. Leijtens ; H.P.A. van den Boom ; E.J.M. Verdurmen ; J. Molina Vasquez. Eindhoven : IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter, 2006. pp. 145-148
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    Dekker, R, Niehusmann, J, Först, M & Driessen, A 2006, Ultrafast all-optical wavelength conversion in silicon-insulator waveguides by means of cross phase modulation using 300 femtosecond pulses. in AMJ Koonen, XJM Leijtens, HPA van den Boom, EJM Verdurmen & J Molina Vasquez (eds), 11th Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux. IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter, Eindhoven, pp. 145-148, 11th Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter 2006, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 30/11/06.

    Ultrafast all-optical wavelength conversion in silicon-insulator waveguides by means of cross phase modulation using 300 femtosecond pulses. / Dekker, R.; Niehusmann, J.; Först, M.; Driessen, A.

    11th Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux. ed. / A.M.J. Koonen; X.J.M. Leijtens; H.P.A. van den Boom; E.J.M. Verdurmen; J. Molina Vasquez. Eindhoven : IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter, 2006. p. 145-148.

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    Dekker R, Niehusmann J, Först M, Driessen A. Ultrafast all-optical wavelength conversion in silicon-insulator waveguides by means of cross phase modulation using 300 femtosecond pulses. In Koonen AMJ, Leijtens XJM, van den Boom HPA, Verdurmen EJM, Molina Vasquez J, editors, 11th Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux. Eindhoven: IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter. 2006. p. 145-148