Self-generated periodic modulation of the optical properties of a silicon-on-insulator microdisk is described. A mechanism explaining the modulation, involving competing thermooptic and free carrier effects, is proposed and discussed.
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T. J. Johnson, M. Borselli, and O. Painter, "Self-Generated Optical Modulation in a High-Q SOI Microdisk Resonator," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper FMF7.
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