Adiabatic Resonant Microrings (ARMs) with Directly Integrated Thermal Microphotonics

Michael R. Watts, William A. Zortman, Douglas C. Trotter, Gregory N. Nielson, David L. Luck, Ralph W. Young
2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference   unpublished
A new class of microphotonic-resonators, Adiabatic Resonant Microrings (ARMs), is introduced. The ARM resonator geometry enables heater elements to be formed within the resonator, simultaneously enabling record low-power (4.4 W/GHz) and record high-speed (1 s) thermal tuning.
doi:10.1364/cleo.2009.cpdb10 fatcat:kuhqnwhtoje4ll6x2lk3qmlghu