Compact Passive Devices in InP Membrane on Silicon

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Bordas, F.; Zhang, R.; Geluk, E. J.; Karouta, F.; Tol, J. J. G. M. van der; Veldhoven, P. J. van; Nötzel, R.; Smit, M. K. (COBRA Research Institute, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, P.O. Box 513, 5600MB Eindhoven)
Roelkens, G.; Thourhout, D. Van; Baets, R. (Photonics Research Group, Ghent University-IMEC, Ghent, Belgium)

The high vertical index contrast and the small thickness of thin InP membranes (200nm) bonded with BCB allow the achievement of very small devices. In this paper we will present some performances of such photonic integrated circuit building blocks (wires, 3dB splitters and ring resonators).