Devices with optical gain in silicon

Peter B. Atanackovic (Inventor), Larry Marshall (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


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 numberUS20020048289
IPCH01L 31/0264,H01L 29/15,G02B 6/122,G02B 6/125,H01L 27/15,H01L 33/34
Priority date7/08/01
Publication statusPublished - 25 Apr 2002
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Patent owner: Translucent Photonics Inc., Peter B. Atanackovic and Larry Marshall


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