Affordable Access

Optimization of driving signal for thermal modulation of a Microring Resonator

Authors
Publisher
IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter
Publication Date

Abstract

The thermal modulation of a microring resonator with integrated chromium heater has been investigated. It is shown that the modulation speed can be enhanced by optimizing the driving signal, i.e. creating an overshoot and biasing the signal. Measurements at a modulation frequency of 500 Hz showed that by applying an overshoot to the driving signal, the power needed for equal moduation depth can be reuced by 44%. Measurments with overshoot-and -bias driing showed that both rising and falling slopes can be improved.

There are no comments yet on this publication. Be the first to share your thoughts.