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Silicon based optical modulation within the HELIOS project

Thomson, DJ, Gardes, FY, Hu, Y, Ahmed, A, Reed, GT, Rasigade, G, Ziebell, M, Marris-Morini, D, Vivien, L, Brimont, A, Sanchis, P, Fédéli, J-M, Milesi, F and Min, C (2011) Silicon based optical modulation within the HELIOS project Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering: Modulators, 7943.

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Abstract

The HELIOS project is a European funded program which focuses on the development and integration of the different photonic and electronic building block components required to form high performance photonic circuits with a variety of functionality. One of the key photonic building block components central to most photonic applications is the optical modulator which is required to write data onto an optical carrier. Within the project two designs of carrier depletion based phase modulator are under development, together with a means of enhancing the modulation effect using slow wave and ring resonator based structures. In this work modulation results from the two phase shifters are presented along with passive results from related slow wave and resonator structures.

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Additional Information: Copyright 2011 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited. D. J. Thomson et al. "Silicon based optical modulation within the HELIOS project" Proc. SPIE 7943 (2011); doi:10.1117/12.873826
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Advanced Technology Institute > Photonics
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2012 11:28
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 18:52
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/7868

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