We are indebted to the many people who have contributed to the creation of this book.
First of all, we would like to express deep thanks to Lance Leventhal without whom this work would not exist.
We would also like to express our gratitude to the silicon photonics luminaries who agreed to be interviewed: Andrew Rickman, Mario Paniccia, Graham Reed, Richard Soref, Chris Doerr, Philippe Absil, Joris Van Campenhout, John Bowers, Mehdi Asghari, Keren Bergman, Lionel Kimerling, Sanjay Patel, Young-Kai Chen, and Peter De Dobbelaere. We would also like to thank the many telecom and datacom experts we interviewed, all of whom contributed generously with their knowledge and their time.
We are grateful ...