Silicon Kerr Effect Electro-optic Switch

Deepak V. Simili, Michael Cada


Design of an ultrafast silicon electro-optic switch is presented. Silicon nanocrystals in silica is chosen as the optical medium and the ultrafast Kerr effect is utilized. A preliminary analysis of the performance parameters for the switch with the chosen ring resonator structure is discussed. Theoretical calculation of the maximum modulation bandwidth is obtained to be 137.409 GHz.


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Paper Citation

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V. Simili D. and Cada M. (2015). Silicon Kerr Effect Electro-optic Switch . In Doctoral Consortium - DCPHOTOPTICS, (PHOTOPTICS 2015) ISBN , pages 74-79

in Bibtex Style

author={Deepak V. Simili and Michael Cada},
title={Silicon Kerr Effect Electro-optic Switch},
booktitle={Doctoral Consortium - DCPHOTOPTICS, (PHOTOPTICS 2015)},

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JO - Doctoral Consortium - DCPHOTOPTICS, (PHOTOPTICS 2015)
TI - Silicon Kerr Effect Electro-optic Switch
SN -
AU - V. Simili D.
AU - Cada M.
PY - 2015
SP - 74
EP - 79
DO -