An overview is given of the hybrid AlGaInAs-silicon platform where InP active and silicon passive components are integrated using wafer bonding. Hybrid optical amplifiers and lasers demonstrate the functionality this platform brings to silicon photonics.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5960) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor lasers
R. Jones, M. N. Sysak, H. Park, A. W. Fang, H. Chang, Y. H. Kuo, J. E. Bowers, O. Raday, and O. Cohen, "Integrated Hybrid Lasers and Amplifiers on a Silicon Platform," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OWM1.
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