Stress-induced phase matching in Silicon waveguides

Varun Raghunathan, Bahram Jalali
2006 2006 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference  
This paper presents the first demonstration of phase matching in Silicon waveguides. Phase matching is achieved by canceling the intrinsic waveguide dispersion by stress-induced tuning of birefringence. A 12 dB enhancement in CARS wavelength conversion efficiency is observed.
doi:10.1109/cleo.2006.4627792 fatcat:mdg2xw4jbfbfpnbus3od3fpqga