Abstract

We report on a chip scale parametric amplifier based on a GaInP photonic crystal waveguide. The amplifier operates with both pump and signal in the 1550 nm wavelength range and offers an on-chip gain of 11 dB (5 dB including the 6 dB coupling losses) when pumped at only 800 mW. It enables us, therefore, to incorporate the many advantages of parametric amplification within photonic chips for optical communication applications.

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M. Patterson, S. Hughes, S. Combrié, Q. V. Tran, A. De Rossi, R. Gabet, and Y. Jaouën, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 253903(2009).
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[CrossRef]

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M. A. Foster, A. C. Turner, J. E. Sharping, B. S. Schmidt, M. Lipson, and A. L. Gaeta, Nature 441, 960 (2006).
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2005

S. Combrié, S. Bansropun, M. Lecomte, O. Parillaud, S. Cassette, H. Benisty, and J. Nagle, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 23, 1521 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Baets, R.

Bansropun, S.

S. Combrié, S. Bansropun, M. Lecomte, O. Parillaud, S. Cassette, H. Benisty, and J. Nagle, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 23, 1521 (2005).
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Benisty, H.

S. Combrié, S. Bansropun, M. Lecomte, O. Parillaud, S. Cassette, H. Benisty, and J. Nagle, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 23, 1521 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Bogaerts, W.

Bramerie, L.

Cassette, S.

S. Combrié, S. Bansropun, M. Lecomte, O. Parillaud, S. Cassette, H. Benisty, and J. Nagle, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 23, 1521 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Cestier, I.

Choi, D.-Y.

Clemmen, S.

Colman, P.

Combrie, S.

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[CrossRef]

Combrié, S.

P. Colman, S. Combrié, G. Lehoucq, and A. De Rossi, Opt. Express 20, 13108 (2012).
[CrossRef]

K. Lengle, L. Bramerie, M. Gay, M. Costa e Silva, S. Lobo, J.-C. Simon, P. Colman, S. Combrié, and A. De Rossi, Opt. Express 20, 16154 (2012).
[CrossRef]

I. Cestier, A. Willinger, V. Eckhouse, G. Eisenstein, S. Combrié, P. Colman, G. Lehoucq, and A. De Rossi, Opt. Express 19, 6093 (2011).
[CrossRef]

P. Colman, I. Cestier, A. Willinger, S. Combrié, G. Lehoucq, G. Eisenstein, and A. De Rossi, Opt. Lett. 36, 2629(2011).
[CrossRef]

I. Cestier, A. Willinger, P. Colman, S. Combrié, G. Lehoucq, A. De Rossi, and G. Eisenstein, Opt. Lett. 36, 3936 (2011).
[CrossRef]

V. Eckhouse, I. Cestier, G. Eisenstein, S. Combrié, P. Colman, A. De Rossi, M. Santagiustina, C. G. Someda, and G. Vadalá, Opt. Lett. 35, 1440 (2010).
[CrossRef]

M. Santagiustina, C. G. Someda, G. Vadalá, S. Combrié, and A. De Rossi, Opt. Express 18, 21024 (2010).
[CrossRef]

S. Combrié, Q. V. Tran, A. De Rossi, C. Husko, and P. Colman, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 221108 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Q. V. Tran, S. Combrié, P. Colman, and A. De Rossi, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 061105 (2009).
[CrossRef]

M. Patterson, S. Hughes, S. Combrié, Q. V. Tran, A. De Rossi, R. Gabet, and Y. Jaouën, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 253903(2009).
[CrossRef]

S. Combrié, S. Bansropun, M. Lecomte, O. Parillaud, S. Cassette, H. Benisty, and J. Nagle, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 23, 1521 (2005).
[CrossRef]

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Corcoran, B.

Costa e Silva, M.

De Rossi, A.

K. Lengle, L. Bramerie, M. Gay, M. Costa e Silva, S. Lobo, J.-C. Simon, P. Colman, S. Combrié, and A. De Rossi, Opt. Express 20, 16154 (2012).
[CrossRef]

P. Colman, S. Combrié, G. Lehoucq, and A. De Rossi, Opt. Express 20, 13108 (2012).
[CrossRef]

I. Cestier, A. Willinger, P. Colman, S. Combrié, G. Lehoucq, A. De Rossi, and G. Eisenstein, Opt. Lett. 36, 3936 (2011).
[CrossRef]

P. Colman, I. Cestier, A. Willinger, S. Combrié, G. Lehoucq, G. Eisenstein, and A. De Rossi, Opt. Lett. 36, 2629(2011).
[CrossRef]

I. Cestier, A. Willinger, V. Eckhouse, G. Eisenstein, S. Combrié, P. Colman, G. Lehoucq, and A. De Rossi, Opt. Express 19, 6093 (2011).
[CrossRef]

V. Eckhouse, I. Cestier, G. Eisenstein, S. Combrié, P. Colman, A. De Rossi, M. Santagiustina, C. G. Someda, and G. Vadalá, Opt. Lett. 35, 1440 (2010).
[CrossRef]

M. Santagiustina, C. G. Someda, G. Vadalá, S. Combrié, and A. De Rossi, Opt. Express 18, 21024 (2010).
[CrossRef]

P. Colman, C. Husko, S. Combrie, I. Sagnes, C. W. Wong, and A. De Rossi, Nat. Photonics 4, 862 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Q. V. Tran, S. Combrié, P. Colman, and A. De Rossi, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 061105 (2009).
[CrossRef]

M. Patterson, S. Hughes, S. Combrié, Q. V. Tran, A. De Rossi, R. Gabet, and Y. Jaouën, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 253903(2009).
[CrossRef]

S. Combrié, Q. V. Tran, A. De Rossi, C. Husko, and P. Colman, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 221108 (2009).
[CrossRef]

I. Cestier, G. Eisenstein, S. Combrié, and A. De Rossi, in Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics (IPRSN), OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper  ITu2C.3.

Eckhouse, V.

Eggleton, B. J.

Eisenstein, G.

Emplit, P.

Foster, M. A.

A. C. Turner-Foster, M. A. Foster, R. Salem, A. L. Gaeta, and M. Lipson, Opt. Express 18, 1904 (2010).
[CrossRef]

M. A. Foster, A. C. Turner, J. E. Sharping, B. S. Schmidt, M. Lipson, and A. L. Gaeta, Nature 441, 960 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Gabet, R.

M. Patterson, S. Hughes, S. Combrié, Q. V. Tran, A. De Rossi, R. Gabet, and Y. Jaouën, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 253903(2009).
[CrossRef]

Gaeta, A. L.

A. C. Turner-Foster, M. A. Foster, R. Salem, A. L. Gaeta, and M. Lipson, Opt. Express 18, 1904 (2010).
[CrossRef]

M. A. Foster, A. C. Turner, J. E. Sharping, B. S. Schmidt, M. Lipson, and A. L. Gaeta, Nature 441, 960 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Gai, X.

Gay, M.

Green, W. M. J.

Hughes, S.

M. Patterson, S. Hughes, S. Combrié, Q. V. Tran, A. De Rossi, R. Gabet, and Y. Jaouën, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 253903(2009).
[CrossRef]

Husko, C.

P. Colman, C. Husko, S. Combrie, I. Sagnes, C. W. Wong, and A. De Rossi, Nat. Photonics 4, 862 (2010).
[CrossRef]

S. Combrié, Q. V. Tran, A. De Rossi, C. Husko, and P. Colman, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 221108 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Jaouën, Y.

M. Patterson, S. Hughes, S. Combrié, Q. V. Tran, A. De Rossi, R. Gabet, and Y. Jaouën, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 253903(2009).
[CrossRef]

Krauss, T. F.

Kuyken, B.

Lamont, M. R. E.

Lecomte, M.

S. Combrié, S. Bansropun, M. Lecomte, O. Parillaud, S. Cassette, H. Benisty, and J. Nagle, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 23, 1521 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Lehoucq, G.

Lengle, K.

Li, J.

Lipson, M.

A. C. Turner-Foster, M. A. Foster, R. Salem, A. L. Gaeta, and M. Lipson, Opt. Express 18, 1904 (2010).
[CrossRef]

M. A. Foster, A. C. Turner, J. E. Sharping, B. S. Schmidt, M. Lipson, and A. L. Gaeta, Nature 441, 960 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Liu, X.

Lobo, S.

Luther-Davies, B.

Madden, S.

Massar, S.

Monat, C.

Nagle, J.

S. Combrié, S. Bansropun, M. Lecomte, O. Parillaud, S. Cassette, H. Benisty, and J. Nagle, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 23, 1521 (2005).
[CrossRef]

O’Faolain, L.

Osgood, R. M.

Parillaud, O.

S. Combrié, S. Bansropun, M. Lecomte, O. Parillaud, S. Cassette, H. Benisty, and J. Nagle, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 23, 1521 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Patterson, M.

M. Patterson, S. Hughes, S. Combrié, Q. V. Tran, A. De Rossi, R. Gabet, and Y. Jaouën, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 253903(2009).
[CrossRef]

Pelusi, M. D.

Rey, I. H.

Roelkens, G.

Sagnes, I.

P. Colman, C. Husko, S. Combrie, I. Sagnes, C. W. Wong, and A. De Rossi, Nat. Photonics 4, 862 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Salem, R.

Santagiustina, M.

Schmidt, B. S.

M. A. Foster, A. C. Turner, J. E. Sharping, B. S. Schmidt, M. Lipson, and A. L. Gaeta, Nature 441, 960 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Selvaraja, S. K.

Sharping, J. E.

M. A. Foster, A. C. Turner, J. E. Sharping, B. S. Schmidt, M. Lipson, and A. L. Gaeta, Nature 441, 960 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Simon, J.-C.

Someda, C. G.

Tran, Q. V.

S. Combrié, Q. V. Tran, A. De Rossi, C. Husko, and P. Colman, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 221108 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Q. V. Tran, S. Combrié, P. Colman, and A. De Rossi, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 061105 (2009).
[CrossRef]

M. Patterson, S. Hughes, S. Combrié, Q. V. Tran, A. De Rossi, R. Gabet, and Y. Jaouën, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 253903(2009).
[CrossRef]

Turner, A. C.

M. A. Foster, A. C. Turner, J. E. Sharping, B. S. Schmidt, M. Lipson, and A. L. Gaeta, Nature 441, 960 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Turner-Foster, A. C.

Vadalá, G.

Van Thourhout, D.

Willinger, A.

Wong, C. W.

P. Colman, C. Husko, S. Combrie, I. Sagnes, C. W. Wong, and A. De Rossi, Nat. Photonics 4, 862 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett.

S. Combrié, Q. V. Tran, A. De Rossi, C. Husko, and P. Colman, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 221108 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Q. V. Tran, S. Combrié, P. Colman, and A. De Rossi, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 061105 (2009).
[CrossRef]

J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B

S. Combrié, S. Bansropun, M. Lecomte, O. Parillaud, S. Cassette, H. Benisty, and J. Nagle, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 23, 1521 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Nat. Photonics

P. Colman, C. Husko, S. Combrie, I. Sagnes, C. W. Wong, and A. De Rossi, Nat. Photonics 4, 862 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Nature

M. A. Foster, A. C. Turner, J. E. Sharping, B. S. Schmidt, M. Lipson, and A. L. Gaeta, Nature 441, 960 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express

Opt. Lett.

Phys. Rev. Lett.

M. Patterson, S. Hughes, S. Combrié, Q. V. Tran, A. De Rossi, R. Gabet, and Y. Jaouën, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 253903(2009).
[CrossRef]

Other

I. Cestier, G. Eisenstein, S. Combrié, and A. De Rossi, in Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics (IPRSN), OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper  ITu2C.3.

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

(a) Normalized linear transmission spectrum of the 1.5 mm long PhC waveguide. (b) Wavelength dependence of measured group index. (c) Second-order dispersion spectrum.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Continuous wave FWM conversion efficiency dependence on signal-pump detuning for three pump wavelengths: λp1=1532nm (blue circles), λp2=1542nm (orange triangles), and λp3=1546nm (green squares), where ng=5, 10, and 15, respectively. Markers and solid lines denote experimental and calculated results, respectively.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Output degenerate FWM spectra for a 300 μW cw signal and a 31 ps pulsed pump for various coupled pump peak powers.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

(a) FWM conversion efficiency and (b) signal gain dependence on pump peak power for two pump wavelengths: λp2=1542nm (orange triangles) and λp3=1546nm (green squares), where ng=10 and 15, respectively. Markers and solid curves denote experimental and calculated results, respectively.

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