Michael R Watts

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Adiabatic thermo-optic Mach-Zehnder switch
    Michael R Watts
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Lett 38:733-5. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Adiabatic microring resonators
    Michael R Watts
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Lett 35:3231-3. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Vertical junction silicon microdisk modulators and switches
    Michael R Watts
    Opt Express 19:21989-2003. 2011

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. doi request reprint Adiabatic thermo-optic Mach-Zehnder switch
    Michael R Watts
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Lett 38:733-5. 2013
    ..4 μs thermal time constant and a low electrical power consumption of P(π)=12.7 mW/π-phase shift were demonstrated representing a P(π)τ product of only 30.5 mW·μs in a compact device with a phase shifter of only ~10 μm long...
  2. doi request reprint Adiabatic microring resonators
    Michael R Watts
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Lett 35:3231-3. 2010
    ..2 THz, despite large internal contacts...
  3. doi request reprint Vertical junction silicon microdisk modulators and switches
    Michael R Watts
    Opt Express 19:21989-2003. 2011
    ..5ns switching speeds, and power penalties of only 0.4dB. Through the use of vertical junctions in resonant modulators, we have achieved the lowest power consumption, lowest voltage, and smallest silicon modulators demonstrated to date...