We provide detailed experimental study of reflectivity, insertion loss, and interference extinction ratio for our recently proposed and demonstrated grating-based beam splitter. Both low-loss and high-extinction-ratio devices are demonstrated for reflectivities close to 50%.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1360) Optical devices : Beam splitters
C. Chen, J. Klamkin, L. A. Johansson, and L. A. Coldren, "Design and Implementation of Ultra-Compact Grating-Based 2x2 Beam Splitter for Miniature Photonic Integrated Circuits," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OTuC5.
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