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The lowest Ohmic contact resistivity to n-Ge

K. Gallacher et al. "Ohmic contacts to n-type germanium with low specific contact resistivity" Applied Physics Letters 100, 022113 (2012): doi: 10.1063/1.3676667


1.55 μm Direct Bandgap Ge on Si LEDs

K. Gallacher et al. "1.55 μm direct bandgap electroluminescence from strained n-Ge quantum wells grown on Si substrates" Applied Physics Letters 101, 211101 (2012): doi: 10.1063/1.4767138


Si Photonics Optical Vortex Emitters

X. Cai et al. "Integrated Compact Optical Vortex Beam Emitters" Science 338, 363 (2012): doi: 10.1126/science.1226528


All Optical Wavelength Conversion

F. Morichetti et al. "Travelling-wave resonant four-wave mixing breaks the limits of cavity-enhanced all-optical wavelength conversion" Nature Comms. 1, 296 (2011): doi:10.1038/ncomms1294

Silicon High-Q Cavity

Silicon High-Q Microcavities

A.R.M. Zain et al. "Ultra high quality factor 1D photonic crystal/photonic wire micro-cavities in silicon-on-insulator (SOI)" Opt. Exp. 16, 12084 (2008): doi:10.1364/OE.16.012084

Silicon nanowire

Sub-5 nm silicon nanowires

M. Mirza et al. "Nanofabrication of high aspect ratio (~50:1) sub-10 nm silicon nanowires using plasma etch technologies" Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 30(6), 06FF02-1 (2012): doi: 10.1116/1.4755835

Silicon nanowire

Sub-5 nm silicon nanowires

M. Mirza et al. "Silicon Nanowire Devices with Widths Below 5 nm" Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology 2012, WeA2T1, 7822 (2012): doi: 10.1109/NANO.2012.6322005

Silicon waveguide

Low Loss Silicon Waveguides

M. Gnan et al. "Fabrication of low loss photonic wires in silicon-on-insulator using hydrogen silsesquioxane electron-beam resist" Elec. Lett. 44, 115 (2008): doi:10.1049/el:20082985

ridge LED

2 μm Ge on Si LEDs by Process Induced Strain

P. Velha et al. "Process-induced strain bandgap reduction in Ge nanostructures" CLEO: Science and Innovations, OSA Technical Digest, paperCTh3D (2012): doi:


Germanium Quantum Well Quantum Confined Stark Effect Modelling

D.J. Paul "8-band k.p modeling of the quantum confined Stark effect in Ge quantum wells on Si substrates" Phys. Rev. B 77, 155323 (2008): doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.77.155323


The Future of Silicon Photonics

D.J. Paul "Silicon photonics: a bright future?" Elec. Lett. 45, 582 (2009): doi:10.1049/el.2009.1271


Solitons in Silicon Waveguides

D.W. Ding et al. "Time and frequency domain measurements of solitons in subwavelength silicon waveguides using a cross-correlation technique" Opt. Exp. 18, 26625 (2010): doi:10.1049/el.2009.1271


Silicon 1.55 µm Resonant Photodetector

D.F. Logan et al. "Defect-Enhanced Silicon-on-Insulator Waveguide Resonant Photodetector With High Sensitivity at 1.55 µm" IEEE Photonics Dev. Lett. 22, 1530 (2010): doi:10.1109/LPT.2010.2066963


Silicon Coupled-Ring Resonantors for Slow Light

A. Canciamilla et al. "Silicon coupled-ring resonator structures for slow light applications: potential, impairments and ultimate limits" J. of Optics 12, 104008 (2010): doi:10.1088/2040-8978/12/10/104008

Silicon High-Q Cavity

Extended 1D Photonic Bandgap Si Nanowire Cavities

A.R.M. Zain et al. "Design and Fabrication of High Quality-Factor 1-D Photonic Crystal/Photonic Wire Extended Microcavities" IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 22, 610 (2010): doi:10.1109/LPT.2010.2040978

Si rings

Silicon Tunable Delay Lines

A. Melloni et al. "Tunable Delay Lines in Silicon Photonics: Coupled Resonators and Photonic Crystals, a Comparison" IEEE Photonics Journal 2, 181 (2010): doi:10.1109/JPHOT.2010.2044989


Silicon Tunable Delay Lines

C.E. de Nobriga et al. "Supermode dispersion and waveguide-to-slot mode transition in arrays of silicon-on-insulator waveguides" Opt. Lett. 35, 3925 (2010): doi:10.1364/OL.35.003925


Terahertz Dual-band Resonator

Y. Ma et al. "Terahertz dual-band resonator on silicon" Optics Letters 35, 469 (2010): doi:10.1364/OL.35.000469


Si/SiGe Terahertz Superlattice LEDs

G. Matmon et al. "Si/SiGe quantum cascade superlattice designs for terahertz emission" J. Appl. Phys. 107, 053109 (2010): doi:10.1063/1.3319653

Fresnel lens

Terahertz Fresnel Lenses

S. Wang et al. "Characterization of T-ray binary lenses" Optics Letters 27, 1183 (2002): doi:10.1364/OL.27.001183

Silicon High-Q Cavity

All Optical Switching in SOI Nanocavities

M. Belotti et al. "All-optical switching in silicon-on-insulator photonic wire nano–cavities" Opt. Exp. 18, 1450 (2010): doi:10.1364/OE.18.001450


Coherent Backscattering in Optical Microring Resonators

F. Morichetti et al. "Coherent backscattering in optical microring resonators" Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 081112 (2010): doi:10.1063/1.3330894

Silicon High-Q Cavity

High Q Silicon Microcavities

A.R.M. Zain et al. "High Quality-Factor 1-D-Suspended Photonic Crystal/Photonic Wire Silicon Waveguide Micro-Cavities" IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 21, 1789 (2009): doi:10.1109/LPT.2009.2033712

Silicon High-Q Cavity

Coupled Cavity Si Micro-cavities

A.R.M. Zain et al. "Coupling strength control in photonic crystal/photonic wire multiple cavity devices" Elec. Lett. 45, 283 (2009): doi:10.1049/el:20092814

Silicon High-Q Cavity

Tapered Silicon Photonic Crystal Microcavities

A.R.M. Zain et al. "Tapered Photonic Crystal Microcavities Embedded in Photonic Wire Waveguides With Large Resonance Quality-Factor and High Transmission" IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 20, 6 (2008): doi:10.1109/LPT.2007.910621


Enhanced Stiching for Fabricating Si Photonic Structures

M. Gann et al. "Enhanced stitching for the fabrication of photonic structures by electron beam lithography" J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 25, 2034 (2007): doi:10.1116/1.2800325