Optimization of Integrated Silicon Doped Heaters for Optical Microring Resonators

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Pintus, Paolo; Manganelli, Costanza; Gambini, Fabrizio; Oton, Claudio J. (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, via Moruzzi 1, 56124, Pisa, Italy & CNIT Photonic Networks National Laboratory, via Moruzzi 1, 56124, Pisa, Italy)
Di Pasquale, Fabrizio (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, via Moruzzi 1, 56124, Pisa, Italy)
Fournier, Maryse; Lemonnier, Olivier; Kopp, Christophe (CEA LETI, Minatec, 17 Rue des Martyrs, Grenoble, 38054, France)

We present the design, the fabrication and the characterization of thermally tunable integrated silicon-doped heaters for optical switches. Their performance, with focus on Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer, has been investigated in term of power consumption and time response.