InP membrane on silicon (IMOS) photonics: (invited paper)

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Abstract

InP membranes have appeared in the last decade as a viable integrated photonics platform, suitable for adding photonic functions to silicon electronics. It combines the strengths of silicon photonics (high index contrasts and therefore small footprint devices) with those of generic InP-platforms (monolithic integration of active and passive devices). A range of functionalities has been developed on this platform, which goes by the name of IMOS (Indium phosphide Membrane on Silicon). Competitive performances have been demonstrated for lasers, fast detectors, waveguides, filters, couplers, modulators etc. The present contribution describes the recent
developments in this platform regarding the technology and results. Among the latest results are record low propagation losses, improved input/output grating couplers, a variety of laser structures and improved wavelength demuliplexers These developments demonstrate that IMOS has a high potential to deliver photonic integrated circuits to a wide variety of application fields, e.g. telecom, datacom, sensing, terahertz and many
others.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean conference on integrated optics - ECIO 2019
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 24 Apr 2019
Event21st European Conference on Integrated Optics 2019 (ECIO2019) - Het Pand, Gent, Belgium
Duration: 24 Apr 201926 Apr 2019
Conference number: 21
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Conference21st European Conference on Integrated Optics 2019 (ECIO2019)
Abbreviated titleECIO 2019
CountryBelgium
CityGent
Period24/04/1926/04/19
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van der Tol, J., Jiao, Y., van Engelen, J., Pogoretskii, V., Kashi, A., & Williams, K. (2019). InP membrane on silicon (IMOS) photonics: (invited paper). In European conference on integrated optics - ECIO 2019: Bijdrage op uitnodiging [T.A2.1]