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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 11 — May. 21, 2012
  • pp: 12035–12039

Ultralow-loss, high-density SOI optical waveguide routing for macrochip interconnects

Guoliang Li, Jin Yao, Hiren Thacker, Attila Mekis, Xuezhe Zheng, Ivan Shubin, Ying Luo, Jin-hyoung Lee, Kannan Raj, John E. Cunningham, and Ashok V. Krishnamoorthy  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 11, pp. 12035-12039 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.012035


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Abstract

We report optical waveguides up to one meter long with 0.026 dB/cm loss fabricated in a 300nm thick SOI CMOS process. Combined with tight bends and compact interlayer grating couplers, we demonstrate a complete toolbox for ultralow-loss, high-density waveguide routing for macrochip interconnects.

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OCIS Codes
(200.4650) Optics in computing : Optical interconnects
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

ToC Category:
Optics in Computing

History
Original Manuscript: March 12, 2012
Revised Manuscript: April 30, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 1, 2012
Published: May 11, 2012

Citation
Guoliang Li, Jin Yao, Hiren Thacker, Attila Mekis, Xuezhe Zheng, Ivan Shubin, Ying Luo, Jin-hyoung Lee, Kannan Raj, John E. Cunningham, and Ashok V. Krishnamoorthy, "Ultralow-loss, high-density SOI optical waveguide routing for macrochip interconnects," Opt. Express 20, 12035-12039 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-11-12035


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