Integrated Nanophotonic Devices

Zeev Zalevsky, Ibrahim Abdulhalim

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Abstract

Nanophotonics is a field of science and technology based on the manipulation of light with equally miniscule structures, in the same way that computer chips are used to route and switch electrical signals. By enabling new high bandwidth, high speed optoelectronic components, nanophotonics has the potential to revolutionize the fields of telecommunications, computation and sensing. In this book, Zalevsky and Abdulhalim explore one of the key technologies emerging within nanophotonics, that of nano-integrated photonic modulation devices and sensors. The attempt to integrate photonic dynamic devices with microelectronic circuits is becoming a major scientific as well as industrial trend due to the fact that currently processing is mainly achieved using microelectronic chips but transmission, especially for long distances, takes place via optical links.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages259
Edition1
ISBN (Print)978-1-4377-7848-9
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering

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