Loss-induced high-speed silicon microheater

Yanxian Wei, Junwei Cheng, Hailong Zhou, Dongmei Huang, Feng Li, P. K.A. Wai, Jianji Dong, Xinliang Zhang

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We demonstrate a microheater with the metal heater placed very close to the waveguide based on broken PT symmetry. It can achieve a high-speed modulation, simultaneously without introducing a nonnegligible loss.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptoelectronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2021
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2021
Event26th Optoelectronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2021 - Virtual, Online, China
Duration: 3 Jul 20217 Jul 2021

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


Conference26th Optoelectronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2021
CityVirtual, Online

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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