Introduction to Technical Seminar Presentation on Silicon in Photonics:

The paper is about silicon photonics. The aim is developing bolt-and-go optical components by using silicon. As silicon is opaque in the visibility spectrum and appears to be transparent at infrared wavelengths when used in the optical transmission so that it can guide light.

It can be considered as an alternative or as a replacement for semiconductor-based photonics. WDM it meets all the requirements of optical data. The implementation of silicon based emitter is under process, until efficient silicon based emitter is available, the photonic integrated system have to use material light emitter.

For the laser to generate the light with a specific wavelength, the light needs to be filtered using grating, which is responsible for setting of wavelengths in a direction. The wavelengths selection for the communication needs to select and should be directed towards the other components of photons.

We can conclude that the silicon modulators which are operating at 2.5 GHz has experienced two orders of magnitude improvement when compared to that of si-based modulators, with theoretical modelling techniques which indicates the performance capabilities more than  10 GHz.  And also the initial results which are obtained for SiGe photo detectors has resulted in the feasibility of integrated detectors by further research and demonstration of silicon based photonic devices.

We can conclude that it can be considered as an alternative or as a replacement for semiconductor-based photonics. Silicon is opaque in the visibility spectrum and appears to be transparent at infrared wavelengths when used in the optical transmission so that it can guide light.

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