The 66th JSAP Spring Meeting, 2019

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Oral presentation

Code-sharing session » 【CS.4】Code-sharing Session of 3.15 & 3.16

[10a-W331-1~10] CS.4 Code-sharing Session of 3.15 & 3.16

Sun. Mar 10, 2019 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM W331 (W331)

Guangwei Cong(AIST), Hideki Yagi(Sumitomo Electric)

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

[10a-W331-4] Investigation of Si Sidewall Bragg Grating for Hybrid III-V/SOI DFB Lasers

〇(M2)Moataz Eissa1, Takuya Mitarai1, Fumihitio Tachibana1, Nobuhiko Nishiyama1,2, Shigehisa Arai1,2 (1.Titech EEE Dept., 2.Titech FIRST)

Keywords:Silicon photonics, Hybrid laser, Bragg grating

LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) is extending its role in many applications such as autonomous cars and drones. We are developing a one-chip FMCW LiDAR system on Silicon photonics platform using slow-light grating couplers and hybrid lasers [1]. In this system, a tunable 1.55-µm DFB laser with <1-nm tuning range, ~100-kHz scanning speed, while maintaining high power (>100 mW) and narrow linewidth (~few hundred kHz), is required. Distributed feedback via sidewall Bragg grating structure patterned on the sidewalls of the Si waveguide is concerned in this study rather than the conventional top-etched one so as to reduce process complexity and avoid possible thermal issues. In this report, 2-µm-width Si waveguide sidewall Bragg grating was fabricated to check the deviation between design and measurement in terms of the mode coupling coefficient (κ) and scattering loss (αs) as a step towards such DFB lasers.