Silicon photonic waveguides & nonlinear optical effects

Tabor, Sean (2020) Silicon photonic waveguides & nonlinear optical effects. MRes thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

Second-order nonlinear effects in silicon have shown great promise for producing all-optical, silicon, CMOS compatible modulators and optical interconnects. This project aims to investigate the enhancement of Chi^2 in silicon due to different waveguide geometries and cladding layers. Initial work will focus on quantifying second-harmonic generation in strip and slot waveguides, and analysing how the different waveguide geometries can enhance this effect.

Item Type: Thesis (MRes)
Qualification Level: Masters
Keywords: silicon, photonics, nonlinear optics, waveguides.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Colleges/Schools: College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering
Supervisor's Name: Sorel, Prof. Marc
Date of Award: 2020
Depositing User: Mr Sean Tabor
Unique ID: glathesis:2020-81377
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 26 May 2020 17:43
Last Modified: 26 May 2020 17:46
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/81377

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