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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1278–1280

Electro-optical tunable time delay and advance in a silicon feedback-microring resonator

Shaoqi Feng, Xianshu Luo, Shengwang Du, and Andrew W. Poon  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 7, pp. 1278-1280 (2011)

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We report the demonstration of electro-optical tunable time delay and advance using a silicon feedback-microring resonator integrated with p-i-n diodes. By controlling the feedback and round-trip phase shifts through the carrier-injection-based free-carrier dispersion effect, we obtain a large dynamic time tuning range ( 88 ps to 110 ps ) upon dc bias voltage change in the range of few tens of millivolts at a given resonance wavelength. We also demonstrate tunable time delay and advance at different resonance wavelengths within 0.76 nm wavelength range.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: January 4, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 1, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 4, 2011
Published: March 31, 2011

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Shaoqi Feng, Xianshu Luo, Shengwang Du, and Andrew W. Poon, "Electro-optical tunable time delay and advance in a silicon feedback-microring resonator," Opt. Lett. 36, 1278-1280 (2011)

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