Efficient Raman Lasing in Tapered Silicon Waveguides (PDF)

January 1, 2006
Ernst Brinkmeyer

,
Hagen Renner

,
Michael Krause

Spectroscopy

Spectroscopy, Spectroscopy-01-01-2006, Volume 21, Issue 1

The authors review the operating principles of a silicon Raman laser and show that by introducing a longitudinal variation of the waveguide width in the cavity, the lasing efficiency can be increased significantly.