Fast switching via frustrated total internal reflection in silicon photonics MEMS-Actuated waveguides

Eran Aharon, Dan M. Marom

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Abstract

We present a switching concept based on total internal reflection (TIR) and frustrated-TIR (F-TIR) using a MEMS movable waveguide fully compatible with silicon photonics technology. The switching element allows implementing large-scale photonic switches.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationOMN 2019 - 2019 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, Proceedings
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages216-217
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781728145013
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2019
Event2019 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMN 2019 - Daejeon, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 28 Jul 20191 Aug 2019

Publication series

NameInternational Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics
Volume2019-July
ISSN (Print)2160-5033
ISSN (Electronic)2160-5041

Conference

Conference2019 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMN 2019
Country/TerritoryKorea, Republic of
CityDaejeon
Period28/07/191/08/19

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2019 IEEE.

Keywords

  • MEMS switch
  • Optical Switching
  • data center networking.
  • silicon photonics

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