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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 15 — Jul. 23, 2007
  • pp: 9194–9204

Electrically reconfigurable silicon microring resonator-based filter with waveguide-coupled feedback

Linjie Zhou and Andrew W. Poon  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 15, pp. 9194-9204 (2007)

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We demonstrate an electrically reconfigurable silicon microring resonator-based filter with waveguide-coupled feedback. Our experiments and scattering-matrix-based modeling show that the resonance wavelengths, extinction ratios, and line shapes depend on the feedback coupling and can be controllably tuned by means of carrier injection to the feedback-waveguide. We also demonstrate nearly uniform resonance line shapes over multiple free-spectral ranges by nearly phase-matching the feedback and the microring.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: June 7, 2007
Revised Manuscript: July 8, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: July 9, 2007
Published: July 11, 2007

Linjie Zhou and Andrew W. Poon, "Electrically reconfigurable silicon microring resonator-based filter with waveguide-coupled feedback," Opt. Express 15, 9194-9204 (2007)

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