Routing switch based on a Silicon-on Insulator mode-mixer
A. De Rossi, G. Masini, and G. Assanto
IEEE Phot. Techn. Lett. 11, 194-196 (1999)
Abstract:We propose and analyze a novel routing switch based on a Silicon-on-Oxide mode-mixer with an MOS electrical configuration. The switch allows spatial switching with 80% contrast, low currents and speeds of the order of 5MHz.