Nonlinear Gain Saturation in Active Slow Light Photonic Crystal Waveguides

Yaohui Chen, Jesper Mørk

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Abstract

We present a quantitative three-dimensional analysis of slow-light enhanced traveling wave amplification in an active semiconductor photonic crystal waveguides. The impact of slow-light propagation on the nonlinear gain saturation of the device is investigated.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNonlinear Optics Technical Digest
Number of pages2
PublisherOptical Society of America
Publication date2013
PagesNTh1A.5
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventNonlinear Optics (NLO 2013) - Kohala Coast, Hawaii, United States
Duration: 21 Jul 201326 Jul 2013
http://www.osa.org/en-us/meetings/topical_meetings/nonlinear_optics_%28nlo%29/

Conference

ConferenceNonlinear Optics (NLO 2013)
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityKohala Coast, Hawaii
Period21/07/201326/07/2013
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Bibliographical note

This paper was published in Nonlinear Optics Technical Digest and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=NLO-2013-NTh1A.5. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.

Keywords

  • Semiconductor optical amplifiers
  • Photonic crystal waveguides

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