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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2012
  • pp: 4236–4238

Ultralow-loss silicon ring resonators

Aleksandr Biberman, Michael J. Shaw, Erman Timurdogan, Jeremy B. Wright, and Michael R. Watts  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 20, pp. 4236-4238 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.004236


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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate silicon ring resonators with internal quality factors of Q0=2.2×107, corresponding to record 2.7dB/m propagation losses. Importantly, we show that these propagation losses are limited by bend loss, indicating that the propagation loss limit for silicon has not yet been reached.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.4000) Optical devices : Microstructure fabrication
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: July 24, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 7, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 10, 2012
Published: October 9, 2012

Citation
Aleksandr Biberman, Michael J. Shaw, Erman Timurdogan, Jeremy B. Wright, and Michael R. Watts, "Ultralow-loss silicon ring resonators," Opt. Lett. 37, 4236-4238 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-20-4236


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