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Silicon-organic hybrid (SOH) and plasmonic-organic hybrid (POH) integration

Koos, C.; Leuthold, J.; Freude, W.; Kohl, M.; Dalton, L.; Bogaerts, W.; Giesecke, A.L.; Lauermann, M.; Melikyan, A.; Koeber, S; Wolf, S.; Weimann, C.; Muehlbrandt, S.; Koehnle, K.; Pfeifle, J.; Hartmann, W.; Kutuvantavida, Y.; Ummethala, S.; Palmer, R.; ... mehr

Abstract: Silicon photonics offers tremendous potential for inexpensive high-yield photonic-electronic integration. Besides conventional dielectric waveguides, plasmonic structures can also be efficiently realized on the silicon photonic platform, reducing device footprint by more than an order of magnitude. However, neither silicon nor metals exhibit appreciable second-order opti-cal nonlinearities, thereby making efficient electro-optic modula-tors challenging to realize. These deficiencies can be overcome by the concepts of silicon-organic hybrid (SOH) and plasmonic-organic hybrid (POH) integration, which combine silicon-on-insulator (SOI) waveguides and plasmonic nanostructures with organic electro-optic cladding materials.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Mikrostrukturtechnik (IMT)
Institut für Photonik und Quantenelektronik (IPQ)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2016
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator DOI: 10.1109/JLT.2015.2499763
ISSN: 0733-8724, 1558-2213
URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-532572
KITopen ID: 1000053257
HGF-Programm 43.23.03; LK 01
Erschienen in Journal of lightwave technology
Band 34
Heft 2
Seiten 256-268
Schlagworte Electro-optic modulators, photonic integrated circuits, silicon photonics, plasmonics, nonlinear optical devices
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