Nonlinear effects in silicon waveguides

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Abstract

In this work, we modelled the nonlinear effects in silicon waveguides which are crucial for many applications, including all-optical signal processing, switching, wavelength conversion. I have developed the model for ultrafast all-optical switching using split-step Fourier method and calculated the nonlinear phase shift due to the Kerr effect and including the nonlinear losses (i.e. two-photon absorption, free carrier absorption and free carrier index).
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 5 Apr 2017
Event8th SU2P Annual Symposium - Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 5 Apr 20176 Apr 2017

Conference

Conference8th SU2P Annual Symposium
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityEdinburgh
Period5/04/176/04/17

Keywords

  • ultra fast all-optical switching
  • nonlinear optics
  • silicon waveguides
  • split-step Fourier method
  • Kerr effect

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