Local temperature control of photonic crystal devices via micron-scale electrical heaters

Faraon, Andrei; Vucčković, Jelena
July 2009
Applied Physics Letters;7/27/2009, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p043102
Academic Journal
We demonstrate a method to locally control the temperature of photonic crystal devices via micron-scale electrical heaters. The method is used to control the resonant frequency of InAs quantum dots strongly coupled to GaAs photonic crystal resonators. This technique enables independent control of large ensembles of photonic devices located on the same chip at tuning speed as high as hundreds of kilohertz.


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