Compact, Low Power Consumption Wavelength Tunable Laser with Silicon Photonic-wire Waveguide Micro-ring Resonators

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Chu, Tao; Fujioka, Nobuhide; Nakamura, Shigeru; Tokushima, Masatoshi; Ishizaka, Masashige (Nano Electronics Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation, 34, Miyukigaoka, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8501, Japan)
Chu, Tao; Fujioka, Nobuhide; Ishizaka, Masashige (Optoelectronic Industry and Technology Development Association (OITDA), 34, Miyukigaoka, Tsukuba, Japan)

A silicon photonic-wire waveguide based wavelength tunable laser was firstly demonstrated; whose micro-ring resonator footprint was 700 x 450 µm. Its wavelength tuning range is 38 nm at a tuning power of 26-mW.