Techniques for directly-dispensing of polymer waveguides in laser-ablated trenches on printed circuit (PC) boards and for fabricating grating couplers are presented. The blazed grating couplers on re-shaped waveguide ends provided high coupling efficiency.
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V. Yun, Y. Leng, L. Lucas, W. N. Herman, and J. Goldhar, "Optical Interconnections Using Directly-Dispensed Polymer Waveguides and Laser-Ablated Grating Couplers on PC Boards," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper SWB4.
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