Miniature optical delay lines and buffers

Dmitriev, Artemiy V., Toropov, Nikita A. and Sumetsky, M. (2016). Miniature optical delay lines and buffers. IN: 2016 18th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON). Ferrari, M.; Dorosz, D. and Marciniak, M. (eds) ITA: IEEE.

Abstract

Creation of miniature optical delay lines and buffers is one of the greatest challenges of the modern photonics which can revolutionize optical communications and computing. Several remarkable designs of slow light optical delay lines employing coupled ring resonators and photonic crystal waveguides has been suggested and experimentally demonstrated. However, the insertion loss of these devices is too large for their practical applications. Alternatively, the recently developed photonic fabrication platform, Surface Nanoscale Axial Photonics (SNAP) allows us to fabricate record small delay lines with unprecedentedly small dispersion and low loss. In this report, we review the recent progress in fabrication and design of miniature slow light devices and buffers, in particular, those based on the SNAP technology.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICTON.2016.7550398
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
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Event Title: 18th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2016-07-10 - 2016-07-14
Uncontrolled Keywords: microresonators,nanophotonics,optical buffers,optical delay lines,Computer Networks and Communications,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
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Published Date: 2016-08-25
Authors: Dmitriev, Artemiy V.
Toropov, Nikita A.
Sumetsky, M. ( 0000-0001-7289-3547)

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