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Ge photodetectors integrated in CMOS photonic circuits
Author(s): G. Masini; S. Sahni; G. Capellini; J. Witzens; J. White; D. Song; C. Gunn
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Paper Abstract

We describe our approach to the monolithic integration of Ge photodetectors in a photonics-enabled CMOS technology. Ge waveguide photodetectors allow fast and efficient conversion of optical signals in the near infrared (1.55μm) to the electrical domain thus enabling the fabrication of compact, high speed (10Gbps) receivers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 February 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6898, Silicon Photonics III, 689808 (26 February 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.767035
Show Author Affiliations
G. Masini, Luxtera (United States)
S. Sahni, Luxtera (United States)
G. Capellini, Univ. Roma Tre (Italy)
J. Witzens, Luxtera (United States)
J. White, Luxtera (United States)
D. Song, Luxtera (United States)
C. Gunn, Luxtera (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6898:
Silicon Photonics III
Joel A. Kubby; Graham T. Reed, Editor(s)

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