Silicon-on-sapphire nanowire for mid-IR supercontinuum generation

Neetesh Singh, Darren D. Hudson, Yi Yu, Christian Grillet, Andrew Read, Petar Atanackovic, Steven G. Duval, Stephen Madden, David J. Moss, Barry Luther-Davies, Benjamin J. Eggleton

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We demonstrate an octave spanning, 1.9-6.2 μm supercontinuum generation in a low loss silicon on a sapphire (SOS) nanowire. This establishes SOS as a promising new platform for integrated nonlinear photonics in the mid-IR.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
Subtitle of host publicationOSA Technical Digest (online)
Place of PublicationWashington D.C.
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
ISBN (Print)9781467372954
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO-SI 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 10 May 201515 May 2015


OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO-SI 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose

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