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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 15 — Jul. 21, 2008
  • pp: 11124–11131

An integrated recirculating optical buffer

Hyundai Park, John P. Mack, Daniel J. Blumenthal, and John E. Bowers  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 15, pp. 11124-11131 (2008)

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This paper reports an integrated optical buffer consisting of a low loss silicon waveguide delay line and a silicon evanescent gate matrix switch. The integrated device demonstrates an error free operation at 40 Gb/s data rate with a packet delay of 1.1 ns. This demonstration also highlights the silicon evanescent device platform to realize new types of photonic integrated devices by combining the low loss silicon passive components with the silicon evanescent photonic active devices.

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(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

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Original Manuscript: May 29, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 3, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: July 7, 2008
Published: July 10, 2008

Hyundai Park, John P. Mack, Daniel J. Bluementhal, and John E. Bowers, "An integrated recirculating optical buffer," Opt. Express 16, 11124-11131 (2008)

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