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New materials for modulators and switches in silicon photonics (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Dries Van Thourhout; Marianna Pantouvaki; Herbert D'Heer; Koen Alexander; Bart Kuyken; Inge Asselberghs; Steven Brems; Cedric Huyghebaert; Leili Abdollahi Shiramin; Chiara Alessandri; John P. George; Jeroen Beeckman; Min-Hsiang Hsu; Clement Merckling; Joris Van Campenhout

Paper Abstract

In this presentation we will report on our recent work on new materials that can be monolithically integrated on high-index contrast silicon or silicon nitride photonic ICs to enhance their functionality. This includes graphene and other 2D-materials for realizing compact electro-absorption modulators and non-linear devices, ferroelectric materials for realizing phase modulators and adiabatic couplers for realizing bistable switches.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 April 2017
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 10108, Silicon Photonics XII, 1010803 (28 April 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2253679
Show Author Affiliations
Dries Van Thourhout, Univ. Gent (Belgium)
Marianna Pantouvaki, IMEC (Belgium)
Herbert D'Heer, Univ. Gent (Belgium)
Koen Alexander, Univ. Gent (Belgium)
Bart Kuyken, Univ. Gent (Belgium)
Inge Asselberghs, IMEC (Belgium)
Steven Brems, IMEC (Belgium)
Cedric Huyghebaert, IMEC (Belgium)
Leili Abdollahi Shiramin, Univ. Gent (Belgium)
Chiara Alessandri, IMEC (Belgium)
John P. George, Univ. Gent (Belgium)
Jeroen Beeckman, Univ. Gent (Belgium)
Min-Hsiang Hsu, IMEC (Belgium)
Clement Merckling, IMEC (Belgium)
Joris Van Campenhout, IMEC (Belgium)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10108:
Silicon Photonics XII
Graham T. Reed; Andrew P. Knights, Editor(s)

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