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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 19 — Sep. 15, 2008
  • pp: 14801–14811

Adiabatic self-tuning in a silicon microdisk optical resonator

Q. Lin, T. J. Johnson, C. P. Michael, and O. Painter  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 19, pp. 14801-14811 (2008)

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We demonstrate a method for adiabatically self-tuning a silicon microdisk resonator. This mechanism is not only able to sensitively probe the fast nonlinear cavity dynamics, but also provides various optical functionalities like pulse compression, shaping, and tunable time delay.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses
(130.3990) Integrated optics : Micro-optical devices

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: July 11, 2008
Revised Manuscript: September 1, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: September 1, 2008
Published: September 4, 2008

Q. Lin, T. J. Johnson, C. P. Michael, and O. Painter, "Adiabatic self-tuning in a silicon microdisk optical resonator," Opt. Express 16, 14801-14811 (2008)

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