Reversible switching of an optical gate using phase-change material and Si waveguide

Yuichiro Ikuma, Yuya Shoji, Masashi Kuwahara, Xiaomin Wang, Kenji Kintaka, Hitoshi Kawashima, Daiki Tanaka, Hiroyuki Tsuda

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    Abstract

    Optical gate switch that uses Ge2Sb2Te5 phase-change material was fabricated and the reversible switching has been achieved for the first time. The switch is only 5-μm long and laser pulse irradiation was used for switching.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationIntegrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics, IPRSN 2010
    Publication statusPublished - 2010 Dec 1
    EventIntegrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics, IPRSN 2010 - Monterey, CA, United States
    Duration: 2010 Jul 252010 Jul 28

    Publication series

    NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
    ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

    Other

    OtherIntegrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics, IPRSN 2010
    CountryUnited States
    CityMonterey, CA
    Period10/7/2510/7/28

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Instrumentation
    • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Ikuma, Y., Shoji, Y., Kuwahara, M., Wang, X., Kintaka, K., Kawashima, H., Tanaka, D., & Tsuda, H. (2010). Reversible switching of an optical gate using phase-change material and Si waveguide. In Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics, IPRSN 2010 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).