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Chinese Optics Letters


  • Editor: Zhizhan Xu
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2013
  • pp: 031301–

Ultra-compact variable optical attenuator based on slow light photonic crystal waveguide

Qiang Zhao, Kaiyu Cui, Xue Feng, Yidong Huang, Yongzhuo Li, Dengke Zhang, and Wei Zhang  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 031301- (2013)

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An ultra-compact variable optical attenuator based on slow light photonic crystal waveguide with thermooptic effect is demonstrated. Along with power consumption of as low as 30.7 mW, a variable attenuation range of 10 dB is experimentally achieved by shifting the transmission spectrum at about 4.6 nm. The length of the proposed device is only 20 μm.

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OCIS Codes
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Qiang Zhao, Kaiyu Cui, Xue Feng, Yidong Huang, Yongzhuo Li, Dengke Zhang, and Wei Zhang, "Ultra-compact variable optical attenuator based on slow light photonic crystal waveguide," Chin. Opt. Lett. 11, 031301- (2013)

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