Integrated polymer microprisms for free space optical beam deflecting

Christopher Reardon, Andrea Di Falco, Karl Welna, Thomas Krauss

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Abstract

We demonstrate beam deflection and multiple channel communication in free space optical communications using microprisms integrated directly onto an array of vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSELs). The design and fabrication of such a transmitter is presented, and shown to achieve beam deflection of up to 10 in a planar configuration. A location discovery application, for use within a distributed network, is put forward and analysed. (c) 2009 Optical Society of America

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3424-3428
Number of pages5
JournalOptics Express
Volume17
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Mar 2009

Keywords

  • Fabrication

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