Evanescent field phase shifting in a silicon nitride waveguide using a coupled silicon slab

Asger Sellerup Jensen, Leif Katsuo Oxenløwe, William M. J. Green

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Abstract

An approach for electrical modulation of low-loss silicon nitride waveguides is proposed, using a silicon nitride waveguide evanescently loaded with a thin silicon slab. The thermooptic phase-shift characteristics are investigated in a racetrack resonator configuration.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 2015 IEEE 12th International Conference on Group IV Photonics
Number of pages2
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2015
Pages139-140
ISBN (Print)9781479982554
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event12th International Conference on Group IV Photonics - Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Duration: 26 Aug 201528 Aug 2015

Conference

Conference12th International Conference on Group IV Photonics
LocationPinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel
CountryCanada
CityVancouver, British Columbia
Period26/08/201528/08/2015

Keywords

  • elemental semiconductors
  • integrated optics
  • optical waveguides
  • silicon
  • silicon compounds
  • thermo-optical effects
  • Photonics and Electrooptics
  • coupled silicon slab
  • Couplings
  • electricui modulation
  • evanescent field phase shifting
  • low-loss silicon nitride waveguides
  • Modulators
  • N(role bin)
  • N(role int)
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Optical resonators
  • Optical waveguides
  • racetrack resonator configuration
  • resonators
  • Si
  • Si(role bin)
  • Si(role el)
  • Si(role int)
  • Silicon
  • Silicon compounds
  • silicon nitride
  • SiN
  • SiN(role bin)
  • SiN(role int)
  • Slabs
  • thermooptic phase-shift characteristics
  • thin silicon slab

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