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Integrated Photonics Research and Applications
Uncasville, Connecticut United States
April 24, 2006
Polymer Devices I (IMF)

A Compact and Fast Photonic True-Time-Delay Beamformer with Integrated Spot-Size Converters

Francisco M. Soares, Fouad Karouta, E. J. Geluk, Johan Van Zantvoort, and Meint Smit


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Spot-size converters, based on a vertical taper, have been successfully integrated with electro-optic MZI switches. A chip containing a matrix of switches has been fabricated. The fiber-chip coupling loss via the SSCs is 3.5 dB.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

F. M. Soares, F. Karouta, E. J. Geluk, J. Van Zantvoort, and M. Smit, "A Compact and Fast Photonic True-Time-Delay Beamformer with Integrated Spot-Size Converters," in Integrated Photonics Research and Applications/Nanophotonics, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper IMF5.

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