We report on 32×32 silicon photonic switches realized through wafer bonding. Broadband operation is demonstrated over 1260-1320 nm range. The maximum on-chip loss is measured to be 4 dB and the cross-talk is −80 dB.
Keywords: Wafer bonding, Optical losses, Optical switches, Microswitches,Silicon photonics, Loss measurement, Optical fiber communication
March 10, 2022
Conference Paper (Proceedings)
A. Honardoost, J. Henriksson, K. Kwon, J. Luo and M. C. Wu, "Low-Loss Wafer-Bonded Silicon Photonic MEMS Switches," 2022 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC), San Diego, CA, USA, 2022, pp. 1-3. http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2022.M2D.8