Photonic integrated circuits based on silicon waveguides

Timo Aalto, Mikko Harjanne, Markku Kapulainen, Kimmo Solehmainen, Päivi Heimala, Mikaël Mulot, Sanna Arpiainen

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther conference contributionScientific


    This invited presentation summarised VTT's past, present, and future activities in the field of silicon waveguide technology. In particular, the following subjects were discussed: Basic waveguide processing, advanced multi-step waveguide processing, tight waveguide bends, waveguide mirrors, vertical tapers, rib-strip waveguide conversions, vertical couplers, multi-mode interference couplers, adiabatic couplers, thermo-optic switches and switch matrices, wavelength multiplexers with integrated variable optical attenuators, fiber-waveguide coupling, and laser-waveguide coupling.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 2006
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible
    Event1st International Optence Workshop on Silicon Photonics - Mainz, Germany
    Duration: 10 Nov 200610 Nov 2006


    Workshop1st International Optence Workshop on Silicon Photonics


    • silicon photonics
    • silicon-on-insulator
    • SOI waveguides
    • integrated optics


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