A dual resonator enhanced asymmetric Mach-Zehnder: Ultrafast passive thresholder for silicon-on-insulator

Alexander N. Tait, Mitchell A. Nahmias, Mable P. Fok, Paul Richard Prucnal

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Abstract

We propose and simulate a novel integrated thresholder based on nonlinear silicon microring resonators. By interfering the complementary effects of two resonators, the proposed device achieves a sharp threshold with flat one- and zero-levels.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2012 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMN 2012
Pages212-213
Number of pages2
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 22 2012
Event2012 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMN 2012 - Banff, AB, Canada
Duration: Aug 6 2012Aug 9 2012

Publication series

NameInternational Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics
ISSN (Print)2160-5033
ISSN (Electronic)2160-5041

Other

Other2012 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMN 2012
CountryCanada
CityBanff, AB
Period8/6/128/9/12

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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