TITLE

Optical switching in a metal-semiconductor-metal waveguide structure

AUTHOR(S)
Bieber, Amy E.; Prelewitz, David F.
PUB. DATE
June 1995
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;6/19/1995, Vol. 66 Issue 25, p3401
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates optical switching in a metal-semiconductor-metal waveguide structure. Presentation of a silicon-on-insulator waveguide with aluminum interdigitated fingers; Compatibility of the structure with very large scale integrated manufacturing processes; Presence of gap in the dispersion curve of the structure.
ACCESSION #
4207762

 

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