28.5-fJ/bit on-chip optical interconnect using monolithically integrated photonic crystal laser and photodetector

S. Matsuo, T. Sato, K. Takeda, A. Shinya, K. Nozaki, M. Notomi, K. Hasebe, T. Kakitsuka

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Abstract

We demonstrate the monolithic integration of a photonic crystal (PhC) laser and a photodetector with which to construct on-chip interconnect. By combining an ultracompact embedded active region and a PhC cavity, the laser exhibits an ultra-low threshold current of 22 μA and an integrated optical link operates at an ultra-low energy of 28.5 fJ/bit.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2012 38th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications, ECOC 2012
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes
Event2012 38th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications, ECOC 2012 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 2012 Sep 162012 Sep 20

Publication series

NameEuropean Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC

Other

Other2012 38th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications, ECOC 2012
CountryNetherlands
CityAmsterdam
Period12/9/1612/9/20

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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