Accession Number:

AD1111231

Title:

Development of a Wide-Bandgap Programmable Nanophotonic Processor

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Final Report]

Corporate Author:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2020-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

57

Abstract:

This program aimed to fill the gap in photonic integrated circuit PIC capabilities by developing active wide-bandgap PIC platforms to operate from the ultraviolet to the infrared spectrum. We largely accomplished our goals, as detailed below, using III-nitride materials, most importantly aluminum nitride AlN. Importantly, we designed and fabricated an AlN PIC platform that was then used for transformative experiments including multiphoton correlation spectroscopy with integrated superconducting nanowire detectors and large-scale hybrid integration of quantum artificial atoms.

Descriptors:

Subject Categories:

  • Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]