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Design and analysis of PBG structure for achieving SOI buffer
Author(s): Mei-Hsiu Pan; Chia-Chin Chiang; Shyh-Lin Tsao
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Paper Abstract

Single mode SOI waveguide devices with low propagation loss and low insertion loss have been demonstrated at wavelength λ=1.3μm and 1.55μm, respectively. The wavelength resonator devices have many applications in optical communications including wavelength filtering, routing, switching, modulating, multiplexing, optic buffer, and demultiplexing. We use the free carrier plasma dispersion effect to design the switch of SOI buffer and Photonic crystal Bandgap (PBG) waveguide buffer devices are simulated by Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) methods. The technology have made it possible to create micrometer-size photonics devices based on reasonably low-loss semiconductor waveguides. To characterize SOI buffer waveguides delays, the analysis of wavelength response, the number of propagation modes and the waveguide loss are investigated at wavelength 1.55μm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6310, Photonic Devices and Algorithms for Computing VIII, 63100K (8 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.678675
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Mei-Hsiu Pan, National Taiwan Normal Univ. (Taiwan)
Chia-Chin Chiang, National Taiwan Normal Univ. (Taiwan)
Shyh-Lin Tsao, National Taiwan Normal Univ. (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6310:
Photonic Devices and Algorithms for Computing VIII
Khan M. Iftekharuddin; Abdul Ahad Sami Awwal, Editor(s)

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