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Integrated optics in silicon: coming of age
Author(s): Arnold Peter Roscoe Harpin
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the maturation of silicon on insulator technology in integrated optics. Results are presented of optical elements, showing their viability in such fields as telecommunications. Low cost packaging schemes are presented, allowing passive alignment of optical fibers in etched V grooves to the single mode ridge waveguides with an excess loss < 0.5 dB. We then discuss device applications for this technology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 April 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3007, Silicon-Based Monolithic and Hybrid Optoelectronic Devices, (25 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273845
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Arnold Peter Roscoe Harpin, Bookham Technology Ltd. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3007:
Silicon-Based Monolithic and Hybrid Optoelectronic Devices
Derek C. Houghton; Bahram Jalali, Editor(s)

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