Devices with optical gain in silicon

Larry Marshall (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

A photonic device includes a silicon semiconductor based superlattice. The superlattice has a plurality of layers that form a plurality of repeating units. At least one of the layers in the repeating unit is an optically active layer with at least one species of rare earth ion.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS7211821 B2
Priority date8/08/00
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

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