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Title: Resonant optical device with a microheater

Abstract

A resonant photonic device is provided. The device comprises an optical waveguiding element, such as an optical resonator, that includes a diode junction region, two signal terminals configured to apply a bias voltage across the junction region, and a heater laterally separated from the optical waveguiding element. A semiconductor electrical barrier element is juxtaposed to the heater. A metallic strip is electrically and thermally connected at one end to a signal terminal of the optical waveguiding element and thermally connected at another end to the barrier element.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1349674
Patent Number(s):
9,612,458
Application Number:
14/260,175
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation SNL-A
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Apr 23
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; 42 ENGINEERING; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Lentine, Anthony L., and DeRose, Christopher. Resonant optical device with a microheater. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Lentine, Anthony L., & DeRose, Christopher. Resonant optical device with a microheater. United States.
Lentine, Anthony L., and DeRose, Christopher. Tue . "Resonant optical device with a microheater". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1349674.
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abstractNote = {A resonant photonic device is provided. The device comprises an optical waveguiding element, such as an optical resonator, that includes a diode junction region, two signal terminals configured to apply a bias voltage across the junction region, and a heater laterally separated from the optical waveguiding element. A semiconductor electrical barrier element is juxtaposed to the heater. A metallic strip is electrically and thermally connected at one end to a signal terminal of the optical waveguiding element and thermally connected at another end to the barrier element.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Apr 04 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Tue Apr 04 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
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