We have constructed and characterized a 5 micron radius optical micro-ring resonator in AlGaAs. The device displays an enhanced nonlinear phase response at a length scale 100 times smaller than an ordinary AlGaAs waveguide.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
J. E. Heebner, R. W. Boyd, N. N. Lepeshkin, A. Schweinsberg, and G. W. Wicks, "Enhanced nonlinear optical phase response of an AlGaAs microring resonator," 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 JThA5.
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