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Silicon-On-Sapphire Waveguides
Author(s): D. J. Albares; R. A. Soref
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Paper Abstract

The first silicon-on-sapphire optical waveguides have been demonstrated. Waveguiding at λ=1.3 microns has been observed in silicon films 0.95 and 1.5 microns thick and in raised strip structures 1.5 microns thick.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 March 1987
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0704, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering IV, (10 March 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937191
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D. J. Albares, Naval Ocean Systems Center (United States)
R. A. Soref, Rome Air Development Center (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0704:
Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering IV
Mark A. Mentzer; Sriram Sriram, Editor(s)

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