15 December 2000 Passive/active resonant coupler (PARC) platform with tapered passive waveguide
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Proceedings Volume 4087, Applications of Photonic Technology 4; (2000) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.406406
Event: 2000 International Conference on Application of Photonic Technology (ICAPT 2000), 2000, Quebec City, Canada
There is a need for integrating various active and passive devices on a single substrate to increase the functionality of optical modules [1-4]. One of the methods is to use regrowth for creating a low-loss passive waveguide butt-coupled to the active waveguide [1]. Besides being a complex technology, issues like low-loss coupling over multiple runs is still a challenge. A second technique used for integration is selective area growth [2]. In general, this technology does not allow for freedom in the design of the various layer thickness and bandgaps of the integrated waveguides. Quantum well interdiffusion [3] has also been used for integration by altering the bandgaps of the waveguides but also suffers from a lack of freedom in waveguide design and in the selection of the proper bandgaps.
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Simarjeet S. Saini, Simarjeet S. Saini, Z. Dilli, Z. Dilli, Mario Dagenais, Mario Dagenais, F. G. Johnson, F. G. Johnson, Dennis Stone, Dennis Stone, Hongen Shen, Hongen Shen, Jagadeesh Pamulapati, Jagadeesh Pamulapati, "Passive/active resonant coupler (PARC) platform with tapered passive waveguide", Proc. SPIE 4087, Applications of Photonic Technology 4, (15 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.406406; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.406406


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