We propose new silicon microlens for low-cost optical packaging, suitable for surface-mount technology with silicon V-groove platform. Efficient coupling of –3 dB between DFB-LD and single-mode fiber confirmed the feasibility of the concept to metro applications.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.4000) Optical devices : Microstructure fabrication
M. Uekawa, D. Shimura, K. Kotani, Y. Maeno, H. Sasaki, and T. Takamori, "Expanded Application of Silicon V-Groove Platform with Silicon Microlens," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper MF62.
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