In this talk I focus on nonlinear pulses in nanophotonic semiconductor waveguides. Our time-resolved measurements reveal physical phenomena unique to solitons in a free-carrier medium. We support these results with analytic and numerical models.


Husko, C., Blanco, A., Lefrancois, S., Eggleton, B. J., Krauss, T. F., Wulf, M., … De Rossi, A. (2016). Solitary pulses in nanophotonic waveguides. In Conference of Photonics and Fiber Technology 2016, held in Sydney Australia, 5–8 September 2016. doi:10.1364/NP.2016.NTh2B.1