A wavelength- and bandwidth-tunable filter with microelectromechanical-system (MEMS)-actuated waveguides is first demonstrated on a silicon-based microdisk resonator. Integrated microheaters enabled wavelength tuning up to 125GHz. Bandwidth can be tuned from 12.0 to 41.2GHz by coupling control.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.2440) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Filters
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
J. Yao, M. M. Lee, D. Leuenberger, and M. C. Wu, " Wavelength- and Bandwidth-Tunable Filters Based on MEMS-Actuated Microdisk Resonators," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OTuM1.
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