Semiconductor Optical Amplifier with U-bend Geometry for Simplified Coupling to Silicon Photonics Waveguides

Heidi Tuorila, Jukka Viheriälä, Matteo Cherchi, Antti Aho, Timo Aalto, Mircea Guina

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Abstract

We report a traveling-wave GaAs-based semiconductor optical amplifier operating at 1.3μ m with a U-bend waveguide bringing the I/O ports on the same side of the chip. This architecture significantly simplifies hybrid integration and coupling to silicon-on-insulator waveguides.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC 2018
PublisherIEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5386-4862-9, 978-1-5386-4861-2
ISBN (Print)978-1-5386-4863-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Nov 2018
MoE publication typeNot Eligible
EventEuropean Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC 2018 - Rome, Italy
Duration: 23 Sep 201827 Sep 2018

Conference

ConferenceEuropean Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC 2018
Abbreviated titleECOC 2018
CountryItaly
CityRome
Period23/09/1827/09/18

Keywords

  • optical waveguides
  • couplings
  • cavity resonators
  • silicon
  • Semiconductor waveguides
  • semiconductor optical amplifiers
  • optical device fabrication
  • OtaNano

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