Full-vectorial propagation model and modified effective mode area of four-wave mixing in straight waveguides

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Full-vectorial propagation model and modified effective mode area of four-wave mixing in straight waveguides. / Guo, Kai; Friis, Søren Michael Mørk; Christensen, Jesper Bjerge; Christensen, Erik Nicolai; Shi, Xiaodong; Ding, Yunhong; Ou, Haiyan; Rottwitt, Karsten.

In: Optics Letters, Vol. 42, No. 18, 2017, p. 3670-3673.

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title = "Full-vectorial propagation model and modified effective mode area of four-wave mixing in straight waveguides",
abstract = "We derive from Maxwell's equations full-vectorial nonlinear propagation equations of four-wave mixing valid in straight semiconductor-on-insulator waveguides. Special attention is given to the resulting effective mode area, which takes a convenient form known from studies in photonic crystal fibers, but has not been introduced in the context of integrated waveguides. We show that the difference between our full-vectorial effective mode area and the scalar equivalent often referred to in the literature may lead to mistakes when evaluating the nonlinear refractive index and optimizing designs of new waveguides. We verify the results of our derivation by comparing it to experimental measurements in a silicon-on-insulator waveguide, taking tolerances on fabrication parameters into account. (C) 2017 Optical Society of America",
author = "Kai Guo and Friis, {S{\o}ren Michael M{\o}rk} and Christensen, {Jesper Bjerge} and Christensen, {Erik Nicolai} and Xiaodong Shi and Yunhong Ding and Haiyan Ou and Karsten Rottwitt",
year = "2017",
doi = "10.1364/OL.42.003670",
language = "English",
volume = "42",
pages = "3670--3673",
journal = "Optics Letters",
issn = "0146-9592",
publisher = "Optical Society of America",
number = "18",

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T1 - Full-vectorial propagation model and modified effective mode area of four-wave mixing in straight waveguides

AU - Guo, Kai

AU - Friis, Søren Michael Mørk

AU - Christensen, Jesper Bjerge

AU - Christensen, Erik Nicolai

AU - Shi, Xiaodong

AU - Ding, Yunhong

AU - Ou, Haiyan

AU - Rottwitt, Karsten

PY - 2017

Y1 - 2017

N2 - We derive from Maxwell's equations full-vectorial nonlinear propagation equations of four-wave mixing valid in straight semiconductor-on-insulator waveguides. Special attention is given to the resulting effective mode area, which takes a convenient form known from studies in photonic crystal fibers, but has not been introduced in the context of integrated waveguides. We show that the difference between our full-vectorial effective mode area and the scalar equivalent often referred to in the literature may lead to mistakes when evaluating the nonlinear refractive index and optimizing designs of new waveguides. We verify the results of our derivation by comparing it to experimental measurements in a silicon-on-insulator waveguide, taking tolerances on fabrication parameters into account. (C) 2017 Optical Society of America

AB - We derive from Maxwell's equations full-vectorial nonlinear propagation equations of four-wave mixing valid in straight semiconductor-on-insulator waveguides. Special attention is given to the resulting effective mode area, which takes a convenient form known from studies in photonic crystal fibers, but has not been introduced in the context of integrated waveguides. We show that the difference between our full-vectorial effective mode area and the scalar equivalent often referred to in the literature may lead to mistakes when evaluating the nonlinear refractive index and optimizing designs of new waveguides. We verify the results of our derivation by comparing it to experimental measurements in a silicon-on-insulator waveguide, taking tolerances on fabrication parameters into account. (C) 2017 Optical Society of America

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DO - 10.1364/OL.42.003670

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VL - 42

SP - 3670

EP - 3673

JO - Optics Letters

JF - Optics Letters

SN - 0146-9592

IS - 18

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