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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 5 — Mar. 11, 2013
  • pp: 6101–6108

Silicon-on-insulator spectrometers with integrated GaInAsSb photodiodes for wide-band spectroscopy from 1510 to 2300 nm

E. Ryckeboer, A. Gassenq, M. Muneeb, N. Hattasan, S. Pathak, L. Cerutti, J.B. Rodriguez, E. Tournié, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, and G. Roelkens  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 5, pp. 6101-6108 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.006101


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Abstract

We present a silicon-on-insulator (SOI) based spectrometer platform for a wide operational wavelength range. Both planar concave grating (PCG, also known as echelle grating) and arrayed waveguide grating (AWG) spectrometer designs are explored for operation in the short-wave infrared. In addition, a total of four planar concave gratings are designed to cover parts of the wavelength range from 1510 to 2300 nm. These passive wavelength demultiplexers are combined with GaInAsSb photodiodes. These photodiodes are heterogeneously integrated on SOI with benzocyclobutene (DVS-BCB) as an adhesive bonding layer. The uniformity of the photodiode characteristics and high processing yield, indicate a robust fabrication process. We demonstrate good performance of the miniature spectrometers over all operational wavelengths which paves the way to on-chip absorption spectroscopy in this wavelength range.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(300.6190) Spectroscopy : Spectrometers

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: January 8, 2013
Revised Manuscript: February 20, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: February 25, 2013
Published: March 4, 2013

Citation
E. Ryckeboer, A. Gassenq, M. Muneeb, N. Hattasan, S. Pathak, L. Cerutti, J.B. Rodriguez, E. Tournié, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, and G. Roelkens, "Silicon-on-insulator spectrometers with integrated GaInAsSb photodiodes for wide-band spectroscopy from 1510 to 2300 nm," Opt. Express 21, 6101-6108 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-5-6101


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