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Nonlinearities in silicon optical fibers

P.Mehta1, N.Healy1, R.Slavík1, R.T.Watts3, J.R.Sparks2, T.D.Day2, P.J.A.Sazio1, J.V.Badding2, and A.C.Peacock1

1. Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK
2. Department of Chemistry and Materials Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University 16802 PA, USA
3. Research Institute for Networks and Communications Engineering, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland

Abstract

The nonlinear propagation characteristics in a hydrogenated amorphous silicon core optical fiber are investigated to demonstrate ultra-fast all-optical switching by cross-absorption modulation.


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