High-speed electro-optic modulator integrated with graphene-boron nitride heterostructure and photonic crystal nanocavity.

  title={High-speed electro-optic modulator integrated with graphene-boron nitride heterostructure and photonic crystal nanocavity.},
  author={Yuanda Gao and Ren-Jye Shiue and Xuetao Gan and Luozhou Li and Cheng Peng and Inanc Meric and Lei Wang and Attila A. Szep and Dennis E. Walker and James C. Hone and Dirk R. Englund},
  journal={Nano letters},
  volume={15 3},
Nanoscale and power-efficient electro-optic (EO) modulators are essential components for optical interconnects that are beginning to replace electrical wiring for intra- and interchip communications.1-4 Silicon-based EO modulators show sufficient figures of merits regarding device footprint, speed, power consumption, and modulation depth.5-11 However, the weak electro-optic effect of silicon still sets a technical bottleneck for these devices, motivating the development of modulators based on… 

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