An integrated silicon photonics coupler for fiber to waveguide conversion was designed employing a transformation optics approach. The coupler exhibits a factor of 2 improvement over the benchmark performance of an inverse nanotaper design.
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P. Markov, J. G. Valentine, and S. M. Weiss, "Fiber-to-chip Coupler based on Transformation Optics," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper QM1C.2.
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