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MEMS-actuated photonic crystal switches

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5 Author(s)
Lee, Ming-Chang M. ; Inst. of Photonic Technolgies, Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsin Chu, Taiwan ; Hah, D. ; Lau, E.K. ; Toshiyoshi, H.
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A compact guided-wave optical switch is realized by integrating one-dimensional photonic crystals with microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) actuators. The ON-OFF switching is achieved by physically moving a photonic crystal defect. Experimental results show an extinction ratio of 11 dB at 1.56-μm wavelength and a 0.5-ms time constant of the step response.

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Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE  (Volume:18 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

Jan. 15, 2006

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