Optical modulation using depletion-mode PN-junctions in thin silicon-on-insulatorwaveguides

M. A. Webster, R. M. Pafchek, G. Sukumaran, T. L. Koch

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Abstract

We report on depletion-mode pn-junction based silicon optical modulation in thin siliconon-insulator material. A change in effective index of approximately ¡2 £ 10¡5 was measured in a fabricated device and compared with simulations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIntegrated Photonics Research and Applications, IPRA 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528071, 9781557528070
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventIntegrated Photonics Research and Applications, IPRA 2006 - Uncasville, CT, United States
Duration: Apr 24 2006Apr 24 2006

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherIntegrated Photonics Research and Applications, IPRA 2006
CountryUnited States
CityUncasville, CT
Period4/24/064/24/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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