Ultrafast all-optical temporal differentiators based on CMOS-compatible integrated-waveguide Bragg gratings

Katarzyna Rutkowska , D. Duchesne , M.J. Strain , R. Morandotti , M. Sorel , J. Azaña

Abstract

We report the first realization of integrated, all-optical first- and higher-order photonic differentiators operating at terahertz (THz) processing speeds. This is accomplished in a Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) CMOS-compatible platform using a simple integrated geometry based on (π-)phase-shifted Bragg gratings. Moreover, we achieve on-chip generation of sub-picosecond Hermite-Gaussian pulse waveforms, which are noteworthy for applications in next-generation optical telecommunications. © 2011 Optical Society of America.
Author Katarzyna Rutkowska (FP / OPD)
Katarzyna Rutkowska,,
- Optics and Photonics Division
, D. Duchesne - [INRS-Energy, Materials and Telecommunications]
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, M.J. Strain - [University of Glasgow]
M.J. Strain,,
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, R. Morandotti - [INRS-Energy, Materials and Telecommunications]
R. Morandotti,,
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, M. Sorel - [University of Glasgow]
M. Sorel,,
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, J. Azaña - [INRS-Energy, Materials and Telecommunications]
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Journal seriesOptics Express, ISSN 1094-4087, (A 45 pkt)
Issue year2011
Vol19
Pages19514-19522
Publication size in sheets0.5
ASJC Classification3107 Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
DOIDOI:10.1364/OE.19.019514
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)45
Score sourcejournalList
Publication indicators Scopus Citations = 25; WoS Citations = 22; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2011 = 2.572; WoS Impact Factor: 2011 = 3.587 (2) - 2011=3.666 (5)
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