10-μm-diameter InGaAsP thin-film microdisk resonators have been fabricated using polymer-wafer bonding with benzocyclobutene. This wafer bonding process is to provide strong two-dimensional mode confinement in the waveguide and reduce the optical propagation loss. The measured resonance linewidth at wavelength 1.55 μm is about 0.22 nm with a free-spectral range of 20 nm. The narrow linewidth and large free-spectral range make these devices conducive to the applications in dense wavelength division multiplexed systems.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering