We describe a novel aberration free etched diffraction grating on SOI platform for on chip wavelength multiplexing and demultiplexing. Initial fabrication with 1 micron slit gives 200GHz channel pass band with < 0.2mm<sup>2</sup>chip size.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.7408) Integrated optics : Wavelength filtering devices
Y. Huang, J. Ma, S. Chang, Q. Zhao, and S. Ho, "Aberration Corrected Ultra-Compact Ultra-Large Angle Curved Grating Multiplexer and Demultiplexer on SOI Platform," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CWP3.