A novel dynamic dispersion compensator has been realized using MEMS microdisks with variable power-coupling ratio. The coupling is controlled by varying waveguide-disk spacing. A group velocity dispersion tuning range of 400ps/nm has been achieved experimentally.
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M. M. Lee, S. Mathai, and M. C. Wu, "Dynamic dispersion compensator using MEMS-actuated microdisk resonators," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CThMM4.
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