Modulation of light by light in Silicon-on-Insulator waveguides

S. Stepanov, S. Ruschin*

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We report light modulation based on direct free-carrier absorption induced by visible light irradiation in silicon-on-insulator waveguides. An amplitude modulation depth of 80% was measured for waveguide light carrier at a wavelength of 1.32 microns.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntegrated Photonics Research, IPR 2003
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - 2003
EventIntegrated Photonics Research, IPR 2003 - Washington, United States
Duration: 15 Jun 200320 Jun 2003

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


ConferenceIntegrated Photonics Research, IPR 2003
Country/TerritoryUnited States


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