Optical waveguiding in a single-crystal layer of germanium silicon grown on silicon

R. A. Soref, F. Namavar, J. P. Lorenzo

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Abstract

Low-loss waveguiding at λ = 1.3 μm has been observed in a partially strained, 10-μm-thick, single-crystal layer of Ge0.1Si0.9 grown by chemical-vapor deposition upon an intrinsic (100) silicon substrate. The TM-mode propagation loss in the multimode planar guide was 1.9 dB/cm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)270-272
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume15
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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