7 March 2005 Switching and modulating light on silicon
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Si photonics could enable a chip-scale platform for monolithic integration of optics and microelectronics for applications of optical interconnects in which high data streams are required in a small footprint. This paper discusses mechanisms in silicon photonics for modulating and switching light. These mechanisms together with recent advances of fabrication techniques have enabled the demonstration of ultra-compact active silicon photonic components with very low loss.
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Michal Lipson, "Switching and modulating light on silicon", Proc. SPIE 5730, Optoelectronic Integration on Silicon II, (7 March 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.589619; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.589619
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