2D Photonic crystal thermo-optic switch based on AlGaAs/GaAs epitaxial structure
Camargo, E.A., Chong, H.M.H. and De La Rue, R.M. (2004) 2D Photonic crystal thermo-optic switch based on AlGaAs/GaAs epitaxial structure. Optics Express, 12, (4), 588-592. (doi:10.1364/OPEX.12.000588).
The realisation of a thermo-optically controlled symmetric Mach- Zehnder interferometer switch based on an AlGaAs/GaAs epitaxial waveguide structure operating at wavelengths in the region of λ = 1550 nm is reported. The device is based on a very compact two-dimensional photonic crystal channel waveguide structure. The measured and simulated transmission spectra for the devices are in good agreement. The Π-phase shift switching power for the device is as low as 42 mW.
|Keywords:||optical devices, optical devices, optoelectronics, photonic integrated circuits|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QC Physics
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Electronics and Computer Science > Nano-Scale Integration Group
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Electronics and Computer Science
|Date Deposited:||08 Oct 2007|
|Last Modified:||08 Jun 2012 12:43|
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