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Authors: P. Dumon, W. Bogaerts, A. Tchelnokov, J.-M. Fedeli, R. Baets
Title: Silicon Nanophotonics
Format: International Journal
Publication date: 4/2008
Journal/Conference/Book: Future Fab International (invited)
Editor/Publisher: Mazik Media Inc., 
Volume(Issue): 25 p.29-36
Internal Reference: [N-746]
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Abstract

Silicon photonics builds on the momentum of silicon electronics to deliver to photonic integration what was lacking: a generic integration platform. Silicon-based nanophotonic ICs tremendously increase the integration scale, and the functionality per chip, compared with their counterparts in other material systems (glass, III-V semiconductor, etc.). This will drive adoption of photonic integration by a wide range of volume applications with increasing requirements in size, weight and power consumption.

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