We present an integrated total internal reflection mirror and pluggable coupler that can be used for out-of-plane coupling in an optical PCB. The coupling efficiency of both mirror configurations is measured and compared.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(200.0200) Optics in computing : Optics in computing
(200.4650) Optics in computing : Optical interconnects
(130.3990) Integrated optics : Micro-optical devices
N. Hendrickx, J. Van Erps, H. Thienpont, and P. Van Daele, "Out-of-Plane Coupling Structures for Optical Printed Circuit Boards," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JThA8.
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