We report low loss silicon-on-sapphire nanowires for applications to mid infrared optics. We achieve propagation losses of < 1dB/cm at 1550nm and < 2dB/cm at 5.08 μm.
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D. Moss, "Low propagation loss silicon-on-sapphire integrated waveguides for the mid-infrared," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper CTuS3.
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