29 August 2002 Photonic crystal waveguides in InP-based heterostructures
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Proceedings Volume 4905, Materials and Devices for Optical and Wireless Communications; (2002) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.481049
Event: Asia-Pacific Optical and Wireless Communications 2002, 2002, Shanghai, China
Abstract
Photonic crystal waveguides in InP-based heterostructures are studied experimentally and theoretically. The waveguides are fabricated in an InP/GaInAsP/InP low index contrast heterostructure using Ar/Cl2 Chemical Assisted Ion Beam Etching, and characterized using the end-fire method. The obtained experimental near-infrared transmission spectra are further analyzed by comparing with theoretical results calculated by the finite-difference time-domain method. A loss of 1 dB/100 μm in the photonic crystal waveguides is demonstrated. The mini-stop bands, positioned in agreement with our theory, are observed. In-plane cavities with photonic crystal boundaries inside the waveguide are also realized. A quality factor of 400 for a 6 mm long cavity is obtained.
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Min Qiu, Marcin Swillo, Mikael Mulot, Srinivasan Anand, Bozena Jaskorzynska, Anders Karlsson, Lars Thylen, "Photonic crystal waveguides in InP-based heterostructures", Proc. SPIE 4905, Materials and Devices for Optical and Wireless Communications, (29 August 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.481049; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.481049
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