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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2009
  • pp: 319–324

Silicon nanocrystals to enable silicon photonics Invited Paper

Min Xie, Zhizhong Yuan, Bo Qian, and Lorenzo Pavesi  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 7, Issue 4, pp. 319-324 (2009)

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Low dimensional silicon, where quantum size effects play significant roles, enables silicon with new photonic functionalities. In this short review, we discuss the way that silicon nanocrystals are produced, their optoelectronic properties and a few device applications. We demonstrate that low dimensional silicon is an optimum material for developing silicon photonics.

© 2009 Chinese Optics Letters

OCIS Codes
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(200.4650) Optics in computing : Optical interconnects
(250.3140) Optoelectronics : Integrated optoelectronic circuits
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials

Min Xie, Zhizhong Yuan, Bo Qian, and Lorenzo Pavesi, "Silicon nanocrystals to enable silicon photonics Invited Paper," Chin. Opt. Lett. 7, 319-324 (2009)

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