Modeling of gain saturation effects in active semiconductor photonic crystal waveguides

Yaohui Chen, Jesper Mørk

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Abstract

In this paper, we present a theoretical analysis of slow-light enhanced light amplification in an active semiconductor photonic crystal line defect waveguide. The impact of enhanced light-matter interactions on carrier-depletion-induced modal gain saturation is investigated.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2012 14th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON)
Number of pages4
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2012
ISBN (Print)978-1-4673-2228-7
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4673-2227-0
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Event14th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON) - University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
Duration: 2 Jul 20125 Jul 2012
http://www.nit.eu/icton-2012

Conference

Conference14th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON)
LocationUniversity of Warwick
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityCoventry
Period02/07/201205/07/2012
Internet address

Keywords

  • Photonic crystal waveguide
  • Semiconductor optical amplifier
  • Slow light
  • Coupled-wave analysis

Cite this

Chen, Y., & Mørk, J. (2012). Modeling of gain saturation effects in active semiconductor photonic crystal waveguides. In 2012 14th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON) IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICTON.2012.6253791