Optoelectronic integrated circuit's (OEIC's) application in WDM

Manijeh Razeghi*, Steven Boyd Slivken

*Corresponding author for this work

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This paper reviews some of the key enabling technologies for present and future WDM communications systems. This review concentrates mainly on advances in material growth, lasers, modulators, and fast photodetectors as the basis modern communication systems. Emphasis is placed on integration of components, the need for reconfigurable switching elements, and mass production of a generic intelligent transceiver.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)33-42
Number of pages10
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
StatePublished - Sep 29 2003
EventPhotonic Intergated Systems - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jan 28 2003Jan 30 2003


  • Fast photodetectors
  • Heterogeneous growth
  • Modulators
  • Monolithic integration
  • Smart transceivers
  • Tunable lasers
  • WDM

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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