We demonstrate high confinement, low loss silicon nitride ring resonators with intrinsic Q of 4,000,000 in the telecommunication C-band. We measure the scattering and absorption losses to be below .08dB/cm and .02dB/cm, respectively.
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(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
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A. Gondarenko, J. Levy, and M. Lipson, "High Q Silicon Nitride Photonic Cavities," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CFF3.
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