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Chinese Optics Letters

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  • Editor: Zhizhan Xu
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2012
  • pp: 041601–

Low-loss amorphous Si waveguides with gradient refractive index cladding structure

Weibin Qiu and Jiaxian Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 10, Issue 4, pp. 041601- (2012)


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Abstract

Amorphous Si waveguides with gradient refractive index cladding structure are proposed and fabricated using plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition method. Compared with 6 dB/cm for ridge waveguide without gradient cladding, the propagation loss of the gradient cladding waveguides is less than 1 dB/cm with both TE and TM polarizations.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(290.5880) Scattering : Scattering, rough surfaces
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties

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Materials

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Weibin Qiu and Jiaxian Wang, "Low-loss amorphous Si waveguides with gradient refractive index cladding structure," Chin. Opt. Lett. 10, 041601- (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-10-4-041601


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