Publication # 374

374.       Dirk Englund, Bryan Ellis, Elizabeth Edwards, Tomas Sarmiento, James S. Harris, David A. B. Miller, and Jelena Vuckovic, "Electrically controlled modulation in a photonic crystal nanocavity," Opt. Express 17, 15409-15419 (2009)

We describe a compact modulator based on a photonic crystal nanocavity whose resonance is electrically controlled through an integrated p-i-n junction. The sub-micron size of the nanocavity promises very low capacitance, high bandwidth, and efficient on-chip integration in optical interconnects.

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