III–V/Silicon-on-Insulator Nanophotonic Cavities for Optical Network-on-Chip
Authors: Liu, Liu; Roelkens, Günther; Van Campenhout, Joris; Brouckaert, Joost; Van Thourhout, Dries; Baets, Roel
Source: Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Volume 10, Number 3, March 2010 , pp. 1461-1472(12)
Publisher: American Scientific Publishers
Abstract:We review some opto-electronic devices based on the III–V/SOI heterogeneous integration platform, including lasers, modulators, wavelength converters, and photo-detectors. All of them are critical components for future on-chip interconnect and optical network-on-chip. The footprints of such devices are kept small by employing micro-cavity based structures. We give an overview of the device performances. The advantages over the all-silicon based devices are also discussed.
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: March 1, 2010
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