Highly Nonlinear Ge11.5As24Se64.5 Chalcogenide Glass Waveguides

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Madden, S. J.; Prasad, A.; Wang, R. P.; Bulla, D. A.; Luther-Davies, B. (Centre for Ultra-high-bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems, Laser Physics Centre, Research School of Physics and Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia)

We report on the fabrication and properties of waveguides made from a new Chalcogenide glass; Ge11.5As24Se64.5. The highest nonlinearity ever in a glass waveguide is demonstrated and a range of non-linear processes explored.