Integrated microrings for on-chip filtering and efficient FWM generation

Giuseppe Cantarella, Charalambos Klitis, Marc Sorel, Michael J. Strain

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Abstract

A silicon micro-ring device with tunable four-wave mixing efficiency is presented. The micro-ring is monolithically integrated with a dual polarisation filter based on a cascaded three ring resonator geometry. Four-wave mixing is demonstrated with signal and idler transmitted through the filter with only 1.8 dB of insertion loss. The pump light is rejected with over 62 dB extinction for both TE and TM guided modes.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 Photonics North (PN)
Place of PublicationPiscataway
ISBN (Electronic)9781509013739
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Aug 2016
Event2016 Photonics North, PN 2016 - Québec City Convention Centre, Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 24 May 201626 May 2016
http://www.photonicsnorth.com/en

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Conference2016 Photonics North, PN 2016
CountryCanada
CityQuebec City
Period24/05/1626/05/16
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Keywords

  • FWM
  • high extinction
  • PIC
  • ring resonator
  • optical filters
  • resonator filters
  • four-wave mixing
  • silicon
  • couplings

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    Cantarella, G., Klitis, C., Sorel, M., & Strain, M. J. (2016). Integrated microrings for on-chip filtering and efficient FWM generation. In 2016 Photonics North (PN) [7537980]. https://doi.org/10.1109/PN.2016.7537980