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HOPBIT

Hybrid Silicon-Organic Photonics for High Bit-Rate Data Transfer

Zielstellung

The aim of the project is the development of a technology platform for the integration of photonic silicon-organic hybrid (SOH) devices in a silicon-based chip technology. SOH photonic devices enable advanced light modulators for energy-efficient and high-bit-rate data transmission. The reason for this are favourable synergy effects, since advantages of a silicon-based chip technology are linked with these of functional, organic materials. The chip integration will be realized in such a way that the organic material is hermetically encapsulated, which is intended to lead to an increase of the long-term stability of SOH devices.

Beitrag des IHP

  • Process development and manufacturing modulator
  • Performing periodic process runs for integrated process development and device optimization process of the modulator
  • Contribution to the work package device design and chip layout
  • Contribution to the work package encapsulation of the organic electro-optical material, where the organic material is hermetically encapsulated

Finanzierung

This project is funded by Europäischer Fonds für regionale Entwicklung (EFRE).

Ausgewählte Publikationen

P. Steglich, Ch. Mai, D. Stolarek, St. Lischke, S. Kupijai, C. Villringer, S. Pulwer, F. Heinrich, J. Bauer, St. Meister, D. Knoll, M. Casalboni, S. Schrader "Partially slotted silicon ring resonator covered with electro-optical polymer", Proc. SPIE 9891, Silicon Photonics and Photonic Integrated Circuits V, 98910R (May 13, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2217725

 

P. Steglich, Ch. Mai, D. Stolarek, St. Lischke, S. Kupijai, C. Villringer, S. Pulwer, F. Heinrich, J. Bauer, St. Meister, D. Knoll, M. Casalboni, S. Schrader "Novel Ring Resonator Combining Strong Field Confinement With High Optical Quality Factor", Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE , vol.27, no.20, pp.2197-2200, Oct.15, 15 2015

Das Gebäude und die Infrastruktur des IHP wurden finanziert vom Europäischen Fonds für regionale Entwicklung, von der Bundesregierung und vom Land Brandenburg.