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Authors: W. Xie, Y. Zhu, Tangi Aubert, S. Verstuyft, Zeger Hens, D. Van Thourhout
Title: Low-Loss Silicon Nitride Waveguide Hybridly Integrated With Colloidal Quantum Dots
Format: International Journal
Publication date: 4/2015
Journal/Conference/Book: Optics Express
Editor/Publisher: Optical Society of America, 
Volume(Issue): 23(9) p.12152-12160
Location: Washington, DC, United States
Internal Reference: [N-1719]
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Abstract

Silicon nitride waveguides with a monolayer of colloidal quantum dots embedded inside were fabricated using a low-temperature deposition process and an optimized dry etching step for the composite layers. We experimentally demonstrated the luminescence of the embedded quantum dots is preserved and the loss of these hybrid waveguide wires is as low as 2.69dB/cm at 900nm wavelength. This hybrid integration of low loss silicon nitride photonics with active emitters offers opportunities for optical sources operating over a very broad wavelength range.s operating over a very broad wavelength range.

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