Band-to-Band Transition Based On-Chip Optical Modulator

GÖVDELİ A., Sarihan M. C., Karaca U., KOCAMAN S.

31st Annual IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC) of the IEEE-Photonics-Society, Preston, United Kingdom, 30 September - 04 October 2018 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Preston
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Photonic crystal slab phase shifter based, area efficient and low operation voltage optical modulator design is presented. Required index difference between the Mach-Zehnder interferometer arms of the proposed modulator comes from the photonic band transition.