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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2680–2682

High-speed delay tuning of slow light in pin-diode-incorporated photonic crystal waveguide

Ryo Hayakawa, Norihiro Ishikura, Hong C. Nguyen, and Toshihiko Baba  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 15, pp. 2680-2682 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.002680


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Abstract

We demonstrate the high-speed electrical delay tuning of slow light pulses using Si photonic crystal waveguides. The device has an i-region-chirped pin diode, within which thermo-optic and carrier plasma effects are generated by forward bias. The former changes the delay up to 62 ps for the DC bias. The latter changes the delay for 1 Gbps pseudo random bit sequence tuning signals, which will be applicable to advanced time-domain optical signal processing.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(130.5296) Integrated optics : Photonic crystal waveguides

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 1, 2013
Revised Manuscript: June 15, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: June 24, 2013
Published: July 22, 2013

Citation
Ryo Hayakawa, Norihiro Ishikura, Hong C. Nguyen, and Toshihiko Baba, "High-speed delay tuning of slow light in pin-diode-incorporated photonic crystal waveguide," Opt. Lett. 38, 2680-2682 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-15-2680


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