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 publicationOFC/NFOEC 2007 - Optical Fiber Communication and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2007
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventOFC/NFOEC 2007 - Optical Fiber Communication and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2007 - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: Mar 25 2007Mar 29 2007

Publication series

NameOFC/NFOEC 2007 - Optical Fiber Communication and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2007

Other

OtherOFC/NFOEC 2007 - Optical Fiber Communication and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2007
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA
Period3/25/073/29/07

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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