In a rigorous design study of silicon-in-silica waveguides and resonators we address critical parameters for tunable filters. 6:1 aspect-ratio TE and 2:1 TM waveguide designs optimize resonance-frequency dimensional tolerances, proximate metal-electrode loss and other constraints.
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M. A. Popovic, T. Barwicz, E. P. Ippen, and F. X. Kärtner, "Global Design Rules for Silicon Microphotonic Waveguides: Sensitivity, Polarization and Resonance Tunability," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CTuCC1.
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