Thermally-induced nonlinearity and optical bistability in Si3N4 microring resonators

Amir Arbabi, Ping Keng Lu, Benjamin G. Griffin, Lynford L. Goddard

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Abstract

We report on the nonlinear response and optical bistability in the transmitted and reflected signals of Si3N4 microrings. Micro-second temporal dynamics of the response suggest that the nonlinear behavior is due to the thermo-optic effect.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 6 2012May 11 2012

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/6/125/11/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Arbabi, A., Lu, P. K., Griffin, B. G., & Goddard, L. L. (2012). Thermally-induced nonlinearity and optical bistability in Si3N4 microring resonators. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).