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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 27 — Sep. 20, 1991
  • pp: 3886–3890

Recursive design of a holographic focusing grating coupler

Yaakov Amitai, Ireena A. Erteza, and Joseph W. Goodman  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 30, Issue 27, pp. 3886-3890 (1991)

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A method for designing and recording a holographic optical element that is used as a waveguide focusing grating coupler is presented. It is based on recording the holographic coupler with two predistorted wave fronts, derived from interim holograms, whose readout and recording geometries are different. The corrected holographic coupler has almost aberration-free performance even for couplers with very small f/numbers or with large wavelength shift between recording and readout.

© 1991 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: September 17, 1990
Published: September 20, 1991

Yaakov Amitai, Ireena A. Erteza, and Joseph W. Goodman, "Recursive design of a holographic focusing grating coupler," Appl. Opt. 30, 3886-3890 (1991)

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