III-V-Based Photonic Crystal Technology for Integrated All-Optical Processing

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Combrié, Sylvain; Husko, Chad; Colman, Pierre; Tran, Quynh Vy (Thales Research and Technology, 1, Av. A. Fresnel, 91767 Palaiseau, France)
Husko, Chad (Optical Nanostructures Laboratory, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027 USA)
Raineri, Fabrice (Laboratoire de Photonique et de Nanostructures (CNRS UPR 20), Route de Nozay, 91460 Marcoussis, France)
Raineri, Fabrice; Rossi, Alfredo De (Université D. Diderot, 75205 Paris, France)

We report on the dramatic enhancement of the nonlinear response in ultra-compact photonic crystal waveguides and cavities based on III-Vs. Ultra-fast operations (gating, demultiplexing, re-timing and re-shaping) could be performed with mW power.