Controlled coupling in silicon microrings for high-speed, high extinction ratio, and low-chirp modulation

Wesley D. Sacher, William M.J. Green, Solomon Assefa, Tymon Barwicz, Steven M. Shank, Yurii A Vlasov, Joyce K.S. Poon

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Abstract

Silicon-on-insulator microring modulators with integrated Mach-Zehnder interferometer couplers exhibiting drive voltages near 1 V, modulation insertion loss < 1 dB, extinction ratios as large as 16 dB, and low chirp are demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 1 2011May 6 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/1/115/6/11

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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