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Authors: S. Keyvaninia, Y. De Koninck, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, G. Roelkens
Title: A novel III-V-on-silicon distributed feedback laser design
Format: International Conference Proceedings
Publication date: 4/2012
Journal/Conference/Book: 16th European Conference on Integrated Optics (ECIO 2012)
Volume(Issue): p.paper 197
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Internal Reference: [N-1296]
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Abstract

In this paper we present a new design for III-V-onsilicon distributed feedback lasers. One of the main advantages of the design is that all structures defining the laser cavity are defined in the silicon, resulting in an easier manufacturing and more accurately controlled laser wavelength. Such a hybrid laser design offers much simpler device fabrication, since light coupling clements, like spot-size converters, are not needed. This
also reduces the device footprint.


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