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Cross-phase modulation in a hydrogenated amorphous silicon optical fiber

P.Mehta1, N.Healy1, 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

Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate cross-phase modulation (XPM) in a hydrogenated amorphous silicon-silica optical fiber. Additional numerical analysis shows that shifts in the probe wavelength are induced by the pump indicating potential for Kerr based switching applications.


OSA Nonlinear Photonics '12 Colorado Springs 17-21 Jun (2012)

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