We demonstrate an approach to integrate the most efficient thermal tuner (4.9-µW/GHz) into a microdisk modulator without sacrificing junction area for the first time. The 6-um diameter modulator achieves low-power (11-fJ/bit) and high-speed (13-Gb/s) operation.
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E. Timurdogan, C. M. Sorace-Agaskar, E. S. Hosseini, G. Leake, D. D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, "Vertical Junction Silicon Microdisk Modulator with Integrated Thermal Tuner," in CLEO: 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper CTu2F.2.
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