22 February 2018 Silicon single mode waveguide modulator based upon switchable Bragg reflector
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Proceedings Volume 10537, Silicon Photonics XIII; 1053718 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2285930
Event: SPIE OPTO, 2018, San Francisco, California, United States
Abstract
In this paper we present the development of an electro optical "Bragg" modulator for telecommunication, in both design and fabrication. The device consists from a regular single mode silicon waveguide (WG) in which an effective Bragg reflector is "turned on" within the WG by means of external bias, due to the plasma dispersion effect, in which the (complexed) refractive index is affected by carrier concentration within the Silicon. Three different strategies are presented for both design and fabrication.
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Jonathan Azogui, Jonathan Azogui, Yonathan Ramon , Yonathan Ramon , Luca Businaro, Luca Businaro, Gabriele Ciasca, Gabriele Ciasca, Annamaria Gerardino, Annamaria Gerardino, Zeev Zalevsky, Zeev Zalevsky, } "Silicon single mode waveguide modulator based upon switchable Bragg reflector", Proc. SPIE 10537, Silicon Photonics XIII, 1053718 (22 February 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2285930; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2285930
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