Ultra-compact reconfigurable silicon optical devices using micron-scale localized thermal heating

William M.J. Green, Hendrik F. Hamann, Lidija Sekaric, Michael J. Rooks, Yurii A. Vlasov

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

Novel design of a compact low-loss and high-efficiency micro-heater is demonstrated for silicon photonic wire ultra-compact reconfigurable devices. Highly localized heating enables reduced thermal crosstalk for densely packed, individually addressable cascaded devices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528306, 9781557528308
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2007 - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: Mar 25 2007Mar 25 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2007
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA
Period3/25/073/25/07

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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