Search for dissertations about: "silicon photonics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 swedish dissertations containing the words silicon photonics.

  1. 1. Silicon photonic MEMS building blocks for low-power programmable circuits

    Author : Pierre Edinger; Kristinn Gylfason; Frank Niklaus; Sangyoon Han; KTH; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Photonics; silicon photonics; MEMS; photonic MEMS; 3D printing; liquid crystals; programmable photonics; phase shifters; optical switches; ring resonators; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : Silicon photonics, or the confinement and control of light in integrated silicon waveguides, has rapidly grown from research labs to high-end chips for telecommunications. With the associated improvements in waveguide performance, the technology is promising for a wide range of new applications, from computing to sensing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of Nano-Photonic Components Based on Silicon and Plasmonic Material

    Author : Liu Liu; Lars Thylén; Roe Baets; KTH; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; nano-photonics; finite-difference time-domain method; finite-difference mode solver; amorphous silicon; silicon nanowire; arrayed waveguide grating; photonic crystal; Photonics; Fotonik;

    Abstract : Size reduction is a key issue in the development of contemporary integrated photonics. This thesis is mainly devoted to study some integrated photonic components in sub-wavelength or nanometric scales, both theoretically and experimentally. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mid-infrared photonic devices for on-chip optical gas sensing

    Author : Floria Ottonello Briano; Kristinn B. Gylfason; Delphine Marris-Morini; KTH; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; mid-infrared; mid-IR; photonics; silicon photonics; gas sensing; optical sensing; optical gas sensing; spectroscopy; absorption; dispersion; carbon dioxide; CO2; CO2 sensing; trace gas; ethanol sensing; alcohol sensing; waveguide; photonic waveguide; ring resonator; nanowire; nanoheater; emitter; thermal source; bolometer; microbolometer; thermal detector; high frequency; 3 omega method; plasmonic; platinum; Kanthal; silicon-on-insulator; micro-electro-mechanical systems MEMS ; microfabrication; microsystems; microtechnology; nanotechnology; Optik och fotonik; Optics and Photonics; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : Gas detection is crucial in a wide range of fields and applications, such as safety and process control in the industry, atmospheric sciences, and breath diagnostics. Optical gas sensing offers some key advantages, compared to other sensing methods such as electrochemical and semiconductor sensing: high specificity, fast response, and minimal drift. READ MORE

  4. 4. VCSEL Equivalent Circuits and Silicon Photonics Integration

    Author : Alexander Grabowski; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser; light source integration; equivalent circuit; silicon photonics; sensing; optical interconnects;

    Abstract : The vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) is a light source of great importance for numerous industrial and consumer products. The main application areas are datacom and sensing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Photonic MEMS for optical information technologies

    Author : Carlos Errando-Herranz; Kristinn B. Gylfason; Wolfram Pernice; KTH; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Micro-electro-mechanical systems MEMS ; photonics; silicon photonics; photonic integrated circuits PIC ; lithium niobate photonics; ring resonator; polarization beam splitter PBS ; microfluidic integration; lab-on-chip LoC ; optical beam steering; nonlinear optics; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik; Fysik; Physics; Teknisk materialvetenskap; Materials Science and Engineering;

    Abstract : Photonic integrated circuits (PICs) combine hundreds of optical components on a chip, and can enable fast communications, high-performance computing, and improved sensing. PICs, made by miniaturized optical waveguides, require many reconfigurable elements to enable programmable functionalities and to compensate for fabrication variations and environmental factors. READ MORE