Influence of a Polyimide Coating Layer on Losses of Fabricated SOI Slot Waveguides




Silicon Photonic, Slot waveguides, Coupling losses


We demonstrate experimentally and simultaneously the impact of the Polyimide (PI) coating layer on the coupling and propagation losses of the fabricated SOI slot waveguides at 1550 nm operation wavelength and TE polarization.

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Author Biography

Maithem Naeem Salih, University of Kufa

Maithem Salih received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in laser and optoelectronics engineering from Al-Nahrain University, Baghdad, Iraq, in 2005 and 2009, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in optoelectronics engineering from the University of Baghdad in 2015. He is a Faculty with Electronics and Communication Engineering, University of Kufa, Iraq, and a Visiting Scholar with Guided Wave Optics Lab, University of Colorado Boulder. His research interests include silicon photonics material and devices, SOH waveguides, nonlinear optical devices.




How to Cite

M. N. Salih and A. Mickelson, “Influence of a Polyimide Coating Layer on Losses of Fabricated SOI Slot Waveguides”, Photonics Lett. Pol., vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 15–17, Jul. 2023.