We demonstrate modulation of transmission of a silicon photonic crystal waveguide using optically generated plasma. We show a potential for GHz performance and the presence of a slower thermo-optic effect at high optical pump power.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
F. C. Ndi and J. Toulouse, "Modulation of Transmission in Silicon Photonic Crystal Waveguides Using Optically Induced Plasma," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper FTuO4.
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