Compact slanted grating couplers between optical fiber and InP-InGaAsP waveguides

Frederik Van Laere, Maria V. Kotlyar, Dirk Taillaert, Dries Van Thourhout, Thomas F. Krauss, Roel Baets

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Abstract

We present theoretical and experimental results for compact slanted gratings for vertical coupling between single-mode fiber and InP-InGaAsP waveguides. The maximum calculated coupling efficiency is 59%. We have measured a coupling efficiency of 16% for a 10-mu m-long slanted grating.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)396-398
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2007

Keywords

  • chemically assisted ion beam etching
  • InP-InGaAsP waveguides
  • integrated optics
  • slanted grating
  • PHOTONIC CRYSTALS
  • CONVERTER

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