DoubleSlotWaveguideTemplate

class picazzo3.traces.slot_wg.DoubleSlotWaveguideTemplate(*args, **kwargs)

This waveguide is a strip-like waveguide with a two slots in the middle

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Parameters:

cell_instances: _PCellInstanceDict, optional

name: optional

The unique name of the pcell

Views

Layout
Parameters:

center_core_width: float and number > 0, optional

core_width: float and number > 0, optional

cover_layers: List with type restriction, allowed types: <class ‘ipkiss.primitives.layer.Layer’>, optional

layers that can be used to generate additional coverage of the trace (e.g. manhattan corners)

view_name: str, optional

The name of the view

windows: List with type restriction, allowed types: <class ‘ipkiss3.pcell.trace.window.window._TraceWindow’>, optional

List of Trace Windows that know how to draw themselves relative to the shape of the Trace

cladding_width: float and number > 0, optional

total width of the waveguide with cladding

core_process: ProcessLayer, optional

process for the waveguide ribs

core_purpose: PatternPurpose, optional

drawing purpose for the waveguide ribs

slot_process: ProcessLayer, optional

process for the slot

slot_purpose: PatternPurpose, optional

drawing purpose for the slot

slot_width: float and number > 0, optional

width of the slot

cladding_process: ProcessLayer, optional

process for the waveguide cladding, defaults to the core process

cladding_purpose: PatternPurpose, optional

drawing purpose layer for the cladding

core_layer: __Layer__, optional

layer used to define the core of the waveguide

pin_shape: Shape, optional

shape to be used for the pins

trace_template_for_ports: _TraceTemplate.Layout, optional

Trace template to be used for the ports. Default = this template

control_shape_layer: __Layer__, optional

layer on which the control shape is drawn

draw_control_shape: optional

draws the control shape on top of the waveguide

width: float and Real, number and number >= 0, optional

grids_per_unit: locked

Number of grid cells per design unit

units_per_grid: locked

Ratio of grid cell and design unit

grid: float and number > 0, locked

design grid. Extracted by default from TECH.METRICS.GRID

unit: float and number > 0, locked

design unit. Extracted by default from TECH.METRICS.UNIT

Examples

""" This example shows how you use the template to directly create a slot waveguide PCell
and its layout. """
from technologies import silicon_photonics
from picazzo3.traces.slot_wg.trace import DoubleSlotWaveguideTemplate
wg_t = DoubleSlotWaveguideTemplate(name="my_doubleslot_wg_template1")
wg_t.Layout(core_width=0.6,
            slot_width=0.12,
            center_core_width=0.12,
            cladding_width=2 * 3.0 + 0.6)

wg = wg_t(name="my_doubleslot_waveguide1")
layout = wg.Layout(shape=[(0.0, 0.0), (10.0, 0.0)])

layout.visualize()
../../../../_images/picazzo3-traces-slot_wg-DoubleSlotWaveguideTemplate-1.png