1.3 μm electro-optic silicon switch

Lorenzo, J. P.; Soref, R. A.
July 1987
Applied Physics Letters;7/6/1987, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p6
Academic Journal
Silicon-based optical switches have been fabricated which rely on refractive index change induced by injected minority carriers. Multimode raised-rib 2×2 structures are fabricated using epitaxial silicon and diffused homojunctions. The first evidence of 1.3 μm optical switching is observed.


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