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Silicon Photonics for Telecommunications and Biomedicine

1st Edition

Edited by Sasan Fathpour, Bahram Jalali

CRC Press

444 pages

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Description

Given silicon's versatile material properties, use of low-cost silicon photonics continues to move beyond light-speed data transmission through fiber-optic cables and computer chips. Its application has also evolved from the device to the integrated-system level. A timely overview of this impressive growth, Silicon Photonics for Telecommunications

Table of Contents

Silicon Photonics-The Evolution of Integration. Silicon Plasmonic Waveguides. Stress and Piezoelectric Tuning of Silicon's Optical Properties. Pulse Shaping and Applications of Two-Photon Absorption. Theory of Silicon Raman Amplifiers and Lasers. Silicon Photonics for Biosensing Applications. Mid-Wavelength Infrared Silicon Photonics for High-Power and Biomedical Applications. Novel III-V on Silicon Growth Techniques. Hybrid III-V Lasers on Silicon. Three-Dimensional Integration of CMOS and Photonics. Nonlinear Photovoltaics and Energy Harvesting. Computer-Aided Design for CMOS Photonics. Index.

About the Editors

Bahram Jalali is a professor of electrical engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Sasan Fathpour is an assistant professor in the College of Optics and Photonics at the University of Central Florida.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI053000
SCIENCE / Optics
TEC019000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Lasers & Photonics
TEC027000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Nanotechnology & MEMS