Optoelectronic/Photonic Integrated Circuits on InP between Technological Feasibility and Commercial Success

Ronald KAISER  Helmut HEIDRICH  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E85-C   No.4   pp.970-981
Publication Date: 2002/04/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (Special Issue on Recent Progress of Integrated Photonic Devices)
Category: Active Devices
integrated circuit,  OEICs,  PICs,  InP,  

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The economic success of monolithic optoelectronic and photonic ICs (OEICs, PICs) on InP depends strongly on their cost and performance. Taking into account these requirements as well as today's advanced hybrid integration approaches, the current status of monolithic InP integration technology is reviewed in examples, especially on components suitable for future telecommunication systems.