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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 6 — Mar. 21, 2005
  • pp: 1900–1905

High-Q silicon-on-insulator optical rib waveguide racetrack resonators

Isa Kiyat, Atilla Aydinli, and Nadir Dagli  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp. 1900-1905 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.001900


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Abstract

In this work, detailed design and realization of high quality factor (Q) racetrack resonators based on silicon-on-insulator rib waveguides are presented. Aiming to achieve critical coupling, suitable waveguide geometry is determined after extensive numerical studies of bending loss. The final design is obtained after coupling factor calculations and estimation of propagation loss. Resonators with quality factors (Q) as high as 119000 has been achieved, the highest Q value for resonators based on silicon-on-insulator rib waveguides to date with extinction ratios as large as 12 dB.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: January 18, 2005
Revised Manuscript: February 25, 2005
Published: March 21, 2005

Citation
Isa Kiyat, Atilla Aydinli, and Nadir Dagli, "High-Q silicon-on-insulator optical rib waveguide racetrack resonators," Opt. Express 13, 1900-1905 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-6-1900


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