A flexible optical probe that accomplishes wafer-level directional coupling of light into optical waveguides is investigated optically and mechanically. Unoptimized directional coupling efficiency of 4% was achieved into an S-shaped polymer test waveguide.
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A. J. Zakariya, T. Liu, J. A. Martinez, and R. R. Panepucci, "Flexible Optical Probe for Planar Lightwave Circuits Testing," 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 JWA83.
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