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Printed Photonic Crystal Mirrors Shrink Down To Size On-Chip Lasers
2012-07-23 09:18:30

Electrical engineers at The University of Texas at Arlington and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have devised a new laser for on-chip optical connections that could give computers a huge boost in speed and energy efficiency. The team published its findings on July 22, 2012 in Nature Photonics. At just 2 micrometers in height – smaller than the width of a human hair – the surface-emitting laser's vastly lower profile could make it cheaper and easier for manufacturers...

2011-07-11 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SEMICON WEST -- EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today unveiled the semiconductor industry's first bonding system for 450-mm-diameter wafers manufactured from silicon-on-insulator (SOI) substrates. Building on EVG's leadership in SOI wafer bonding, the new system - dubbed the EVG850SOI/450 mm - was created to support and facilitate the...

2010-07-29 14:07:57

The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to recognize the groundbreaking research presented yesterday at its topical meeting, Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nano Photonics (IPR), by Intel Corporation. IPR is currently being held at the Monterey Plaza Hotel in Monterey, Calif., USA through today. During a special keynote presentation Justin Rattner, Intel chief technology officer and director of Intel Labs, demonstrated their 50Gbps Silicon Photonics Link prototype which is the world's...

2005-11-15 16:35:39

Santa Barbara, Calif. "“ November 15, 2005 -- In what promises to be an important advance, researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara have developed a novel laser by bonding optical gain layers directly to a silicon laser cavity. This hybrid laser offers an alternative to silicon Raman lasers and is an order of magnitude shorter. The laser is optically pumped, operates in continuous wave mode, and only needs 30 mW of input pump power. This evanescent silicon laser...


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