We report on recent advancements in membrane photonic crystals based on III-V semiconductors. We fabricated highly nonlinear waveguides with low insertion losses and demonstrate ultra-fast all-optical response to ultra-low energy excitation in resonant cavities.
© 2009 The Optical Society
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals
S. Combrié, C. Husko, Q. Tran, P. Colman, F. Raineri, C. W. Wong, and A. De Rossi, "Low-Power and Fast Switching in III-V Photonic Crystals," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CFR2.
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