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Quantum-well devices for optics in digital systems
Author(s): David A. B. Miller
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Paper Abstract

Semiconductor quantum well devices are an important option for incorporating optics in digital systems. Some underlying reasons why optical devices can benefit digital systems are discussed. The potential for quantum well optical modulators and switches to help realize these benefits is summarized briefly. The importance of integration of optical and electronic components for any large scale use of optics in digital systems is emphasized.

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Date Published: 1 April 1991
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1389, Microelectronic Interconnects and Packages: Optical and Electrical Technologies, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.47719
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David A. B. Miller, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1389:
Microelectronic Interconnects and Packages: Optical and Electrical Technologies
Gnanalingam Arjavalingam; James Pazaris, Editor(s)

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