Published/Posted: February 1, 2012

Authors: Wathen, J. J.; Apiratikul, P.; Cannon, B. M.; Mahmood, T.; Astar, W.; Richardson, C. J. K.; Porkolab, G. A.; Carter, G. M.; Murphy, T. E.

DOI: 10.1364/CLEO_SI.2012.CW1A.4

Abstract: By engineering the bandgap to suppress two-photon absorption, we achieve efficient continuous-wave four-wave mixing in an AlGaAs waveguide. The conversion efficiency (-5.5 dB) is among the highest reported for semiconductor waveguides.

J. J. Wathen, P. Apiratikul, B. M. Cannon, T. Mahmood, W. Astar, C. J. K. Richardson, G. A. Porkolab, G. M. Carter and T. E. Murphy, "Efficient Continuous-Wave Four-Wave Mixing and Self-Phase Modulation in a Bandgap-Engineered AlGaAs Waveguide", Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA (USA) CW1A.4 (2012)