Silicon photonics
An ultra-minute optical circuit technology that takes advantage of the strong difference in refractive indices between silicon semiconductors - the foundation of electronic circuits - and glass (the refractive index of silicon is more than double that of glass), and which allows for ultra-miniaturization of optical switches and other optically active devices. Silicon photonics also enables silicon optical circuits and silicon electronic circuits to be integrated onto the same substrate.
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Date: 09 November, 2010
City: Kawasaki, Japan
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