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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 24 — Nov. 23, 2009
  • pp: 21986–21991

High-speed modulation of a compact silicon ring resonator based on a reverse-biased pn diode

F.Y. Gardes, A. Brimont, P. Sanchis, G. Rasigade, D. Marris-Morini, L. O'Faolain, F. Dong, J.M. Fedeli, P. Dumon, L. Vivien, T.F. Krauss, G.T. Reed, and J. Martí  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 24, pp. 21986-21991 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.021986


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Abstract

High speed modulation based on a compact silicon ring resonator operating in depletion mode is demonstrated. The device exhibits an electrical small signal bandwidth of 19GHz. The device is therefore a candidate for highly compact, wide bandwidth modulators for a variety of applications.

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OCIS Codes
(230.2090) Optical devices : Electro-optical devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
(250.7360) Optoelectronics : Waveguide modulators

ToC Category:
Optoelectronics

History
Original Manuscript: July 21, 2009
Revised Manuscript: September 20, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: September 24, 2009
Published: November 17, 2009

Citation
F. Y. Gardes, A. Brimont, P. Sanchis, G. Rasigade, D. Marris-Morini, L. O'Faolain, F. Dong, J. M. Fedeli, P. Dumon, L. Vivien, T. F. Krauss, G. T. Reed, and J. Martí, "High-speed modulation of a compact silicon ring resonator based on a reverse-biased pn diode," Opt. Express 17, 21986-21991 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-24-21986


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