Michael R Watts

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Integrated mode-evolution-based polarization rotators
    M R Watts
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Lett 30:138-40. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Integrated mode-evolution-based polarization splitter
    M R Watts
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Lett 30:967-9. 2005
  3. 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. 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
  5. doi request reprint Vertical junction silicon microdisk modulators and switches
    Michael R Watts
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Research Laboratory of Electronics, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Opt Express 19:21989-2003. 2011
  6. pmc An ultralow power athermal silicon modulator
    Erman Timurdogan
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nat Commun 5:4008. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Adiabatic microring modulators
    Aleksandr Biberman
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Express 20:29223-36. 2012

Collaborators

  • Erman Timurdogan
  • Aleksandr Biberman
  • Cheryl M Sorace-Agaskar
  • Ehsan Shah Hosseini
  • Jie Sun
  • William A Zortman
  • Douglas C Trotter

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Integrated mode-evolution-based polarization rotators
    M R Watts
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Lett 30:138-40. 2005
    ..Finite-difference time-domain and eigenmode expansion simulations demonstrate the near-ideal performance of the approach. In contrast with approaches based on mode coupling, no significant wavelength sensitivity is observed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Integrated mode-evolution-based polarization splitter
    M R Watts
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Lett 30:967-9. 2005
    ..For a device length of 200 microm, greater than 22 dB of extinction is obtained across a 1.45-1.75-microm bandwidth...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint Vertical junction silicon microdisk modulators and switches
    Michael R Watts
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Research Laboratory of Electronics, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Opt Express 19:21989-2003. 2011
    ..5 ns switching speeds, and power penalties of only 0.4 dB. 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...
  6. pmc An ultralow power athermal silicon modulator
    Erman Timurdogan
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nat Commun 5:4008. 2014
    ..03 J per bit). The combined results of highly efficient modulation and electro-optic thermal compensation represent a new paradigm in modulator development and a major step towards single-digit femtojoule-class communications...
  7. doi request reprint Adiabatic microring modulators
    Aleksandr Biberman
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Express 20:29223-36. 2012
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