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Summarizes the current state-of-the-art of silicon photonics.
Strong focus on devices, realization and materials.
Useful reference to researchers and graduate students alike.
This book is volume II of a series of books on silicon photonics. It gives a fascinating picture of the state-of-the-art in silicon photonics from a component perspective. It presents a perspective on what can be expected in the near future. It is formed from a selected number of reviews authored by world leaders in the field, and is written from both academic and industrial viewpoints. An in-depth discussion of the route towards fully integrated silicon photonics is presented. This book will be useful not only to physicists, chemists, materials scientists, and engineers but also to graduate students who are interested in the fields of micro- and nanophotonics and optoelectronics.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »Integrated silicon optics - Optical interconnects on silicon basis - Optoelectronics of silicon - Silicon photonics