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Energy efficient all-optical signal processing in SOI: nanowires or slow-light structures?
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Paper Abstract

We compare the energy performance of four-wave mixing in nanowires and slow-light photonic crystals and outline the regimes where each platform exhibits salient advantages and limitations, including analysis of the impact of future fabrication improvement. These results suggest a route towards energy efficient silicon integrated photonics.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 2012
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8431, Silicon Photonics and Photonic Integrated Circuits III, 843108 (12 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.922181
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Chad Husko, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
Benjamin J. Eggleton, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8431:
Silicon Photonics and Photonic Integrated Circuits III
Laurent Vivien; Seppo K. Honkanen; Lorenzo Pavesi; Stefano Pelli, Editor(s)

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