Photonic crystal modulators controlled by micro electro-mechanical systems-proposal and experiments

S. Iwamoto, H. Yamada, A. Gomyo, M. Shirane, Y. Arakawa

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Photonic crystal (PhC) modulators using micro electro-mechanical system (MEMS) are proposed. MEMS controls the distance of a semiconductor plate from the PhC and modulates propagating light through the evanescent interaction. Feasibility is demonstrated numerically and experimentally.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO/Pacific Rim 2003 - 5th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Subtitle of host publicationPhotonics Lights Innovation, from Nano-Structures and Devices to Systems and Networks, Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)0780377664
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes
Event5th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/Pacific Rim 2003 - Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China
Duration: 2003 Dec 152003 Dec 19

Publication series

NamePacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Technical Digest
Volume2

Other

Other5th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/Pacific Rim 2003
CountryTaiwan, Province of China
CityTaipei
Period03/12/1503/12/19

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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