Passively alignable lensed fiber was designed to enable significantly reduced component assembly costs with optical MEMS devices. Passive alignment with <0.5 dB loss/pair was demonstrated. Integration of lensed fiber with small form factor MEMS switch on silicon chip was demonstrated.
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(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
A. R. Mirza, G. Wu, S. K. Gamage, L. Ukrainczyk, and N. Shashidhar, "Integration of Fiber Optic Lenses with Small Form Factor MEMS Components," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper MF46.
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