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Silicon photonic devices with Ge quantum dots as light sources
Author(s): Yasuhiro Shiraki; Kenji Kawaguchi; Jinsong Xia
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Paper Abstract

Although silicon photonics is now attracting much attention and some devices are manufactured already, development of light sources based on Si related materials is still a big issue. In this talk, promising candidates of light sources with Ge quantum dots are introduced and their characteristics are discussed. We fabricated three kinds of structures embedding Ge dots as light sources, that is, micro-cavities with Si/SiGe distributed Bragg reflector (DBR), photonic crystals and micro-disks formed on SOI substrates.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 September 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6775, Active and Passive Optical Components for Communications VII, 67750Q (10 September 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.732983
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Yasuhiro Shiraki, Musashi Institute of Technology (Japan)
Kenji Kawaguchi, Musashi Institute of Technology (Japan)
Jinsong Xia, Musashi Institute of Technology (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6775:
Active and Passive Optical Components for Communications VII
Achyut Kumar Dutta; Yasutake Ohishi; Niloy K. Dutta; Andrei V. Lavrinenko, Editor(s)

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