experimental evolutionary optimization of an active multimode interferometer

Matthew van Niekerk, David J. Starling, Gregory A. Howland, Gerald Leake, Alin Antohe, Siti Binti, Daniel Coleman, A. Matthew Smith, Christopher C. Tison, Michael L. Fanto, Stefan F. Preble

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Compact, re-configurable integrated photonic devices are important for communications and computing applications. In this work, we demonstrate an integrated silicon photonic tunable multimode interferometer with > 25 dB tunabilty per port, optimized experimentally with an evolutionary algorithm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2020
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580767
StatePublished - 2020
EventCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2020 - Washington, United States
Duration: May 10 2020May 15 2020

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F181-CLEO-AT 2020
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2020
Country/TerritoryUnited States

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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