Integrated Photonic Platforms for Telecommunications: InP and Si

Christopher R. DOERR  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E96-C    No.7    pp.950-957
Publication Date: 2013/07/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
DOI: 10.1587/transele.E96.C.950
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section INVITED PAPER (Special Section on Recent Advances in Integrated Photonic Devices)
advanced modulation formats,  coherent,  fiber optic communication,  gratings,  indium phosphide,  photonic integrated circuits,  silicon photonics,  

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There is a relentless push for cost and size reduction in optical transmitters and receivers for fiber-optic links. Monolithically integrated optical chips in InP and Si may be a way to leap ahead of this trend. We discuss uses of integration technology to accomplish various telecommunications functions.