Low propagation loss silicon-on-sapphire integrated waveguides for the mid-infrared

F. Li, S. Jackson, E. Magi, C. Grillet, S. Madden, Y. Moghe, A. Read, S.G. Duvall, P. Atanackovic, B.J. Eggleton, D.J. Moss
2011 CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications   unpublished
We report low loss silicon-on-sapphire nanowires for applications to mid infrared optics. We achieve propagation losses of < 1dB/cm at =1550nm and < 2dB/cm at  = 5.08 μm.
doi:10.1364/cleo_si.2011.ctus3 fatcat:jg42aq6n65by3iuknohkhowpfm