Compact arrayed-waveguide grating (AWG) with small bend waveguides using air trench and high mesa structures was proposed. The 8-channel, 100-GHz-spacing silica AWG was fabricated and the size was about 1/4 of the conventional AWG.
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(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4610) Optical design and fabrication : Optical fabrication
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar
T. Y. Fan, J. Ito, T. Suzuki, and H. Tsuda, "Compact Arrayed-Waveguide Grating Using Air Trench and High Mesa Structures," in Integrated Photonics Research and Applications/Nanophotonics, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper IMB3.
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