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On-chip OPOs

Nature Photonics volume 4, pages 1012 (2010) | Download Citation

Optical parametric oscillators (OPOs) have now been realized in a CMOS-style process by exploiting nonlinear four-wave mixing. Such multiwavelength sources bring the prospect of ultrafast chip-to-chip optical data communications a step closer.

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  1. Jeremy Witzens, Thomas Baehr-Jones and Michael Hochberg are from University of Washington, Seattle 98195-2000, USA.

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