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Effect of core size on nonlinear transmission in silicon optical fibers

P.Mehta1, N.Healy1, T.D.Day1, P.J.A.Sazio1, J.V.Badding1, 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

Abstract

The nonlinear transmission properties of two hydrogenated amorphous silicon fibers with core diameters of 5.7μm and 1.7μm are characterized. The measured Kerr nonlinearity, two-photon absorption and free-carrier parameters will be discussed in relation to device performance.


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