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Performance of silica-on-silicon waveguides for optical signal processing
Author(s): Gary R. Smith; Ivan Andonovic; Brian Culshaw; Cristopher J. Beaumont; Steven A. Cassidy; Fiona MacKenzie; Maurice W. Nield
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Paper Abstract

Silica-on-silicon waveguiding components are of great importance in the construction of an all optical signal processing network. By using arsenosilicate glass (ASG) waveguides a tight optical confinement can be achieved thus allowing a high device packing density. This paper examines differences in waveguide curvature and reflow conditions then illustrates how they affect the device loss.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 April 1993
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1794, Integrated Optical Circuits II, (6 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141904
Show Author Affiliations
Gary R. Smith, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
Ivan Andonovic, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
Brian Culshaw, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
Cristopher J. Beaumont, British Telecom Research Labs. (United Kingdom)
Steven A. Cassidy, British Telecom Research Labs. (United Kingdom)
Fiona MacKenzie, British Telecom Research Labs. (United Kingdom)
Maurice W. Nield, British Telecom Research Labs. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1794:
Integrated Optical Circuits II
Ka-Kha Wong, Editor(s)

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