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Keywords:

  • distributed feedback;
  • laser structures;
  • Er doped silicon

Abstract

Using 2D distributed feedback (DFB) exploiting 2D Bragg resonators for a Si:Er lasers is suggested. Self excitation conditions are defined analytically. Numerical simulation of the nonlinear dynamics demonstrates that 2D DFB can provide synchronization of radiation for wide active media. A test laser-like Si/SOI structure is fabricated and described. (© 2014 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim)