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Cross-phase modulation induced frequency shifting in silicon optical fibers

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) on a subpicosecond timescale in a hydrogenated amorphous silicon-core, silica-clad optical fiber. Significant 10nm shifts in the probe wavelength are demonstrated through Kerr-induced refractive index changes.


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