Low propagation loss silicon-on-sapphire nanowires for the mid-IR

F. Li*, S. Jackson, E. Magi, C. Grillet, S. J. Madden, Y. Moghe, A. Read, C. O'Brien, S. G. Duvall, P. Atanackovic, B. J. Eggleton, D. J. Moss

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Abstract

We report low loss silicon-on-sapphire nanowires for applications to mid infrared optics. We achieve propagation losses of < 1dB/cm at λ=1550nm and < 2dB/cm at λ = 2.08 m and λ = 5.18 m, the latter representing a factor of 2 reduction in loss over the best previous results.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2011 International Quantum Electronics Conference (IQEC 2011) and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 2011) Pacific Rim incorporating ACOLS and ACOFT
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages971-973
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9780977565788
ISBN (Print)9780977565771, 9781457719394
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
Event2011 International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2011 and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO Pacific Rim 2011 - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Duration: 28 Aug 20111 Sep 2011

Other

Other2011 International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2011 and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO Pacific Rim 2011
CountryAustralia
CitySydney, NSW
Period28/08/111/09/11

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