Simultaneous High-speed and Polarization-Independent Switching Operation of 2x2 Silicon Mach-Zehnder-Type Optical Switch

K. Shimizu, T. Shirai, Y. Matsushima, H. Ishikawa, K. Utaka

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Abstract

We developed simultaneous high-speed and polarization-independent operation of a 2x2 silicon Mach-Zehnder-type optical switch (MZ-OS). It realized a low switching current of about 5mA with a switching time of about 3 ns.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2018 Photonics in Switching and Computing, PSC 2018
EditorsKonstantinos Manousakis, Stavros Iezekiel, Ioannis Tomkos, Katsuyuki Utaka, Georgios Ellinas
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781538693926
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Sep
Event2018 International Conference on Photonics in Switching and Computing, PSC 2018 - Limassol, Cyprus
Duration: 2018 Sep 192018 Sep 21

Publication series

NameProceedings of the 2018 Photonics in Switching and Computing, PSC 2018

Conference

Conference2018 International Conference on Photonics in Switching and Computing, PSC 2018
CountryCyprus
CityLimassol
Period18/9/1918/9/21

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Signal Processing
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Shimizu, K., Shirai, T., Matsushima, Y., Ishikawa, H., & Utaka, K. (2018). Simultaneous High-speed and Polarization-Independent Switching Operation of 2x2 Silicon Mach-Zehnder-Type Optical Switch. In K. Manousakis, S. Iezekiel, I. Tomkos, K. Utaka, & G. Ellinas (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2018 Photonics in Switching and Computing, PSC 2018 [8751428] (Proceedings of the 2018 Photonics in Switching and Computing, PSC 2018). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/PS.2018.8751428