A Photonic Interconnect Layer on CMOS

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Thourhout, D. Van; Campenhout, J. Van; Baets, R. (Ghent University-IMEC, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, 9000 Ghent, Belgium)
Rojo-Romeo, P.; Regreny, P.; Seassal, C. (Institut des Nanotechnologies de Lyon (INL))
Binetti, P.; Leijtens, X. J. M.; Ntzel, R.; Smit, M. K. (Technical University Eindhoven)
Cioccio, L. Di; Fedeli, J.-M. (CEA-DRT/LETI)
Lagahe, C. (Tracit Technologies)

We propose and demonstrate a photonic interconnect layer consisting of heterogeneous microdisk lasers and microdetectors integrated with a nanophotonic silicon waveguide circuit. The photonic layer is fabricated using waferscale processes and a die-to-wafer molecular bonding process.