Y. Huang, S. T. Ho, "Computational model of solid-state, molecular, or atomic media for FDTD simulation based on a
multi-level multi-electron system governed by Pauli exclusion and Fermi–Dirac thermalization with application
to semiconductor photonics," Opt. Express 14, 3569-3587 (2006).

B. Jalali, M. Paniccia, G. Reed, "Silicon photonics," IEEE Microw. Mag. 7, 58-68 (2006).

P. Dumon, G. Priem, L. R. Nunes, W. Bogaerts, D. Van Thourhout, P. Bienstman, T. K. Liang, M. Tsuchiya, P. Jaenen, S. Beckx, J. Wouters, R. Baets, "Linear and nonlinear nanophotonic devices based on silicon-on-insulator wire waveguides
," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 45, 6589-6602 (2006).

K. Wada, D. H. Ahn, D. R. Lim, J. Michel, L. C. Kimerling, "Si microphotonics for optical interconnection," Thin Solid Films 508, 418-421 (2006).

T. Tsuchizawa, K. Yamada, H. Fukuda, T. Watanabe, S. Uchiyama, S. Itabashi, "Low-loss Si wire waveguides and their application to thermooptic switches," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 45, 6658-6662 (2006).

E. Dulkeith, Y. A. Vlasov, X. G. Chen, N. C. Panoiu, R. M. Osgood, Jr."Self-phase-modulation in submicron silicon-on-insulator photonic wires," Opt. Express 14, 5524-5534 (2006).

I.-W. Hsieh, X. G. Chen, J. I. Dadap, N. C. Panoiu, R. M. Osgood, Jr.S. J. McNab, Y. A. Vlasov, "Ultrafast-pulse self-phase modulation and third-order dispersion in Si photonic wire-waveguides
," Opt. Express 14, 12 380-12 387 (2006).

R. Dekker, A. Driessen, T. Wahlbrink, C. Moormann, J. Niehusmann, M. Först, "Ultrafast Kerr-induced all-optical wavelength conversion in silicon waveguides using 1.55
*µ*m femtosecond pulses," Opt. Express 14, 8336-8346 (2006).

Y.-H. Kuo, H. Rong, V. Sih, S. Xu, M. Paniccia, O. Cohen, "Demonstration of wavelength conversion at 40 Gb/s data rate in silicon waveguides," Opt. Express 14, 11 721-11 726 (2006).

K. K. Tsia, S. Fathpour, B. Jalali, "Energy harvesting in silicon wavelength converters," Opt. Express 14, 12 327-12 333 (2006).

X. Chen, N. C. Panoiu, R. M. Osgood, Jr."Theory of Raman-mediated pulsed amplification in silicon-wire waveguides," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 160-170 (2006).

X. Chen, N. C. Panoiu, I. Hsieh, J. I. Dadap, R. M. Osgood, Jr."Third-order dispersion and ultrafast-pulse propagation in silicon wire waveguides," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18, 2617-2619 (2006).

R. L. Espinola, J. I. Dadap, R. M. Osgood, Jr.S. J. McNab, Y. A. Vlasov, "C-band wavelength conversion in silicon photonic wire waveguides," Opt. Express 13, 4341-4349 (2005).

H. Fukuda, K. Yamada, T. Shoji, M. Takahashi, T. Tsuchizawa, T. Watanabe, J. Takahashi, S. Itabashi, "Four-wave mixing in silicon wire waveguides," Opt. Express 13, 4629-4637 (2005).

T. K. Liang, L. R. Nunes, T. Sakamoto, K. Sasagawa, T. Kawanishi, M. Tsuchiya, G. R. A. Priem, D. Van Thourhout, P. Dumon, R. Baets, H. K. Tsang, "Ultrafast all-optical switching by cross-absorption modulation in silicon wire waveguides
," Opt. Express 13, 7298-7303 (2005).

M. Lipson, "Guiding, modulating, and emitting light on silicon—Challenges and opportunities
," J. Lightw. Technol. 23, 4222-4238 (2005).

H. Yamada, M. Shirane, T. Chu, H. Yokoyama, S. Ishida, Y. Arakawa, "Nonlinear-optic silicon-nanowire waveguides," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 44, 6541-6545 (2005).

T. Ishi, J. Fujikata, K. Makita, T. Baba, K. Ohashi, "Si nano-photodiode with a surface plasmon antenna," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 44, L364-L366 (2005).

N. Suzuki, N. Iizuka, K. Kaneko, "Simulation of ultrafast GaN/AlN intersubband optical switches," IEICE Trans. Electron. E88-C, 342-348 (2005).

M. Bahl, N. C. Panoiu, R. M. Osgood, Jr."Modeling ultrashort field dynamics in surface emitting lasers by using finite-difference
time-domain method," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 41, 1244-1252 (2005).

G. W. Rieger, K. S. Virk, J. F. Young, "Nonlinear propagation of ultrafast 1.5 *µ*m pulses
in high-index-contrast silicon-on-insulator waveguides," Appl. Phys. Lett. 84, 900-902 (2004).

A. R. Cowan, G. W. Rieger, J. F. Young, "Nonlinear transmission of 1.5 *µ*m pulses through
single-mode silicon-on-insulator waveguide structures," Opt. Express 12, 1611-1621 (2004).

O. Boyraz, P. Koonath, V. Raghunathan, B. Jalali, "All optical switching and continuum generation in silicon waveguides," Opt. Express 12, 4094-4102 (2004).

O. Boyraz, T. Indukuri, B. Jalali, "Self-phase-modulation induced spectral broadening in silicon waveguides," Opt. Express 12, 829-834 (2004).

N. Suzuki, "Simulation of ultrafast cross-gain modulation in optically-pumped GaN/AlN intersubband optical
amplifiers," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 42, 5607-5612 (2003).

M. Dinu, F. Quochi, H. Garcia, "Third-order nonlinearities in silicon at telecom wavelengths," Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 2954-2956 (2003).

H. K. Tsang, C. S. Wong, T. K. Liang, I. E. Day, S. W. Roberts, A. Harpin, J. Drake, M. Asghari, "Optical dispersion, two-photon absorption and self-phase modulation in silicon waveguides at 1.5
*µ*m wavelength," Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 416-418 (2002).

N. Suzuki, N. Iizuka, K. Kaneko, "FDTD simulation of femtosecond optical gating in nonlinear optical waveguide utilizing
intersubband transition in AlGaN/GaN quantum wells," IEICE Trans. Electron. E83-C, 981-988 (2000).

A. S. Nagra, R. A. York, "FDTD analysis of wave propagation in nonlinear absorbing and gain media," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. 46, 334-340 (1998).

R. M. Joseph, A. Taflove, "FDTD Maxwell's equations models for nonlinear electrodynamics and optics," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. 45, 364-374 (1997).

R. W. Ziolkowski, "The incorporation of microscopic material models into the FDTD approach for ultrafast optical
pulse simulations," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. 45, 375-391 (1997).

S. D. Gedney, "An anisotropic perfectly matched layer-absorbing medium for the truncation of FDTD lattices
," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. 44, 1630-1639 (1996).

R. M. Joseph, A. Taflove, "Spatial soliton deflection mechanism indicated by FD-TD Maxwell's equations modeling
," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 1251-1253 (1994).

R. W. Ziolkowski, J. B. Judkins, "Full-wave vector Maxwell equation modeling of the self-focusing of ultrashort optical pulses in a
nonlinear Kerr medium exhibiting a finite response time," J. Opt. Soc. Amer. B, Opt. Phys. 10, 186-198 (1993).

R. M. Joseph, P. M. Goorjian, A. Taflove, "Direct time integration of Maxwell's equations in two-dimensional dielectric waveguides for
propagation and scattering of femtosecond electromagnetic solitons," Opt. Lett. 18, 491-493 (1993).

P. M. Goorjian, A. Taflove, R. M. Joseph, S. C. Hagness, "Computational modeling of femtosecond optical solitons from Maxwell's equations," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 28, 2416-2422 (1992).

R. A. Soref, B. R. Bennett, "Electrooptical effects in silicon," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-23, 123-129 (1987).

G. W. Rieger, K. S. Virk, J. F. Young, "Nonlinear propagation of ultrafast 1.5 *µ*m pulses
in high-index-contrast silicon-on-insulator waveguides," Appl. Phys. Lett. 84, 900-902 (2004).

H. K. Tsang, C. S. Wong, T. K. Liang, I. E. Day, S. W. Roberts, A. Harpin, J. Drake, M. Asghari, "Optical dispersion, two-photon absorption and self-phase modulation in silicon waveguides at 1.5
*µ*m wavelength," Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 416-418 (2002).

M. Dinu, F. Quochi, H. Garcia, "Third-order nonlinearities in silicon at telecom wavelengths," Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 2954-2956 (2003).

M. Bahl, N. C. Panoiu, R. M. Osgood, Jr."Modeling ultrashort field dynamics in surface emitting lasers by using finite-difference
time-domain method," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 41, 1244-1252 (2005).

R. A. Soref, B. R. Bennett, "Electrooptical effects in silicon," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-23, 123-129 (1987).

P. M. Goorjian, A. Taflove, R. M. Joseph, S. C. Hagness, "Computational modeling of femtosecond optical solitons from Maxwell's equations," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 28, 2416-2422 (1992).

X. Chen, N. C. Panoiu, R. M. Osgood, Jr."Theory of Raman-mediated pulsed amplification in silicon-wire waveguides," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 160-170 (2006).

B. Jalali, M. Paniccia, G. Reed, "Silicon photonics," IEEE Microw. Mag. 7, 58-68 (2006).

X. Chen, N. C. Panoiu, I. Hsieh, J. I. Dadap, R. M. Osgood, Jr."Third-order dispersion and ultrafast-pulse propagation in silicon wire waveguides," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18, 2617-2619 (2006).

R. M. Joseph, A. Taflove, "Spatial soliton deflection mechanism indicated by FD-TD Maxwell's equations modeling
," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 1251-1253 (1994).

R. M. Joseph, A. Taflove, "FDTD Maxwell's equations models for nonlinear electrodynamics and optics," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. 45, 364-374 (1997).

R. W. Ziolkowski, "The incorporation of microscopic material models into the FDTD approach for ultrafast optical
pulse simulations," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. 45, 375-391 (1997).

A. S. Nagra, R. A. York, "FDTD analysis of wave propagation in nonlinear absorbing and gain media," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. 46, 334-340 (1998).

S. D. Gedney, "An anisotropic perfectly matched layer-absorbing medium for the truncation of FDTD lattices
," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. 44, 1630-1639 (1996).

N. Suzuki, N. Iizuka, K. Kaneko, "FDTD simulation of femtosecond optical gating in nonlinear optical waveguide utilizing
intersubband transition in AlGaN/GaN quantum wells," IEICE Trans. Electron. E83-C, 981-988 (2000).

N. Suzuki, N. Iizuka, K. Kaneko, "Simulation of ultrafast GaN/AlN intersubband optical switches," IEICE Trans. Electron. E88-C, 342-348 (2005).

M. Lipson, "Guiding, modulating, and emitting light on silicon—Challenges and opportunities
," J. Lightw. Technol. 23, 4222-4238 (2005).

R. W. Ziolkowski, J. B. Judkins, "Full-wave vector Maxwell equation modeling of the self-focusing of ultrashort optical pulses in a
nonlinear Kerr medium exhibiting a finite response time," J. Opt. Soc. Amer. B, Opt. Phys. 10, 186-198 (1993).

N. Suzuki, "Simulation of ultrafast cross-gain modulation in optically-pumped GaN/AlN intersubband optical
amplifiers," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 42, 5607-5612 (2003).

P. Dumon, G. Priem, L. R. Nunes, W. Bogaerts, D. Van Thourhout, P. Bienstman, T. K. Liang, M. Tsuchiya, P. Jaenen, S. Beckx, J. Wouters, R. Baets, "Linear and nonlinear nanophotonic devices based on silicon-on-insulator wire waveguides
," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 45, 6589-6602 (2006).

T. Tsuchizawa, K. Yamada, H. Fukuda, T. Watanabe, S. Uchiyama, S. Itabashi, "Low-loss Si wire waveguides and their application to thermooptic switches," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 45, 6658-6662 (2006).

T. Ishi, J. Fujikata, K. Makita, T. Baba, K. Ohashi, "Si nano-photodiode with a surface plasmon antenna," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 44, L364-L366 (2005).

H. Yamada, M. Shirane, T. Chu, H. Yokoyama, S. Ishida, Y. Arakawa, "Nonlinear-optic silicon-nanowire waveguides," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 44, 6541-6545 (2005).

E. Dulkeith, Y. A. Vlasov, X. G. Chen, N. C. Panoiu, R. M. Osgood, Jr."Self-phase-modulation in submicron silicon-on-insulator photonic wires," Opt. Express 14, 5524-5534 (2006).

I.-W. Hsieh, X. G. Chen, J. I. Dadap, N. C. Panoiu, R. M. Osgood, Jr.S. J. McNab, Y. A. Vlasov, "Ultrafast-pulse self-phase modulation and third-order dispersion in Si photonic wire-waveguides
," Opt. Express 14, 12 380-12 387 (2006).

O. Boyraz, P. Koonath, V. Raghunathan, B. Jalali, "All optical switching and continuum generation in silicon waveguides," Opt. Express 12, 4094-4102 (2004).

R. L. Espinola, J. I. Dadap, R. M. Osgood, Jr.S. J. McNab, Y. A. Vlasov, "C-band wavelength conversion in silicon photonic wire waveguides," Opt. Express 13, 4341-4349 (2005).

H. Fukuda, K. Yamada, T. Shoji, M. Takahashi, T. Tsuchizawa, T. Watanabe, J. Takahashi, S. Itabashi, "Four-wave mixing in silicon wire waveguides," Opt. Express 13, 4629-4637 (2005).

T. K. Liang, L. R. Nunes, T. Sakamoto, K. Sasagawa, T. Kawanishi, M. Tsuchiya, G. R. A. Priem, D. Van Thourhout, P. Dumon, R. Baets, H. K. Tsang, "Ultrafast all-optical switching by cross-absorption modulation in silicon wire waveguides
," Opt. Express 13, 7298-7303 (2005).

R. Dekker, A. Driessen, T. Wahlbrink, C. Moormann, J. Niehusmann, M. Först, "Ultrafast Kerr-induced all-optical wavelength conversion in silicon waveguides using 1.55
*µ*m femtosecond pulses," Opt. Express 14, 8336-8346 (2006).

Y.-H. Kuo, H. Rong, V. Sih, S. Xu, M. Paniccia, O. Cohen, "Demonstration of wavelength conversion at 40 Gb/s data rate in silicon waveguides," Opt. Express 14, 11 721-11 726 (2006).

K. K. Tsia, S. Fathpour, B. Jalali, "Energy harvesting in silicon wavelength converters," Opt. Express 14, 12 327-12 333 (2006).

O. Boyraz, T. Indukuri, B. Jalali, "Self-phase-modulation induced spectral broadening in silicon waveguides," Opt. Express 12, 829-834 (2004).

I. Hsieh, X. Chen, J. I. Dadap, N. C. Panoiu, R. M. Osgood, Jr.S. J. McNab, Y. A. Vlasov, "Cross-phase modulation-induced spectral and temporal effects on co-propagating femtosecond pulses
in silicon photonic wires," Opt. Express 15, 1135-1146 (2007).

A. R. Cowan, G. W. Rieger, J. F. Young, "Nonlinear transmission of 1.5 *µ*m pulses through
single-mode silicon-on-insulator waveguide structures," Opt. Express 12, 1611-1621 (2004).

Y. Huang, S. T. Ho, "Computational model of solid-state, molecular, or atomic media for FDTD simulation based on a
multi-level multi-electron system governed by Pauli exclusion and Fermi–Dirac thermalization with application
to semiconductor photonics," Opt. Express 14, 3569-3587 (2006).

K. Wada, D. H. Ahn, D. R. Lim, J. Michel, L. C. Kimerling, "Si microphotonics for optical interconnection," Thin Solid Films 508, 418-421 (2006).