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2D Photonic crystal thermo-optic switch based in 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 in AlGaAs/GaAs epitaxial structure Optics Express, 12, (4), p. 588.

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Abstract

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 ? = 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 ?-phase shift switching power for the device is as low as 42 mW.

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Published date: 23 February 2004
Organisations: Nanoelectronics and Nanotechnology

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Local EPrints ID: 264922
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/264922
ISSN: 1094-4087
PURE UUID: 3a3c6739-4954-4e31-89bf-e2e87359c448

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Date deposited: 04 Dec 2007 15:26
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:31

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Author: E A Camargo
Author: H M H Chong
Author: R M De La Rue

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