The coupling between a convention and a photonic crystal waveguide is studied using graded photonic crystal, photonic crystal taper, waveguide taper and parabolic mirror. The graded photonic crystal can provide a higher coupling efficiency.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.5296) Integrated optics : Photonic crystal waveguides
H. Chien and C. Chen, "Waveguide Coupler Formed by a Graded Photonic Crystal," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JThA20.
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