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

Other

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

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Silicon
Mach number
Resonators

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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Tait, A. N., Nahmias, M. A., Fok, M. P., & Prucnal, P. R. (2012). A dual resonator enhanced asymmetric Mach-Zehnder: Ultrafast passive thresholder for silicon-on-insulator. In 2012 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMN 2012 (pp. 212-213). [6318878] (International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics). https://doi.org/10.1109/OMEMS.2012.6318878
Tait, Alexander N. ; Nahmias, Mitchell A. ; Fok, Mable P. ; Prucnal, Paul Richard. / A dual resonator enhanced asymmetric Mach-Zehnder : Ultrafast passive thresholder for silicon-on-insulator. 2012 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMN 2012. 2012. pp. 212-213 (International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics).
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Tait, AN, Nahmias, MA, Fok, MP & Prucnal, PR 2012, A dual resonator enhanced asymmetric Mach-Zehnder: Ultrafast passive thresholder for silicon-on-insulator. in 2012 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMN 2012., 6318878, International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, pp. 212-213, 2012 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMN 2012, Banff, AB, Canada, 8/6/12. https://doi.org/10.1109/OMEMS.2012.6318878

A dual resonator enhanced asymmetric Mach-Zehnder : Ultrafast passive thresholder for silicon-on-insulator. / Tait, Alexander N.; Nahmias, Mitchell A.; Fok, Mable P.; Prucnal, Paul Richard.

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Tait AN, Nahmias MA, Fok MP, Prucnal PR. A dual resonator enhanced asymmetric Mach-Zehnder: Ultrafast passive thresholder for silicon-on-insulator. In 2012 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMN 2012. 2012. p. 212-213. 6318878. (International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics). https://doi.org/10.1109/OMEMS.2012.6318878