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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 23 — Aug. 10, 2013
  • pp: 5803–5815

High efficiency coupling of light from a ridge to a photonic crystal waveguide

Murtaza Askari and Ali Adibi  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 23, pp. 5803-5815 (2013)

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We present theoretical and experimental demonstration of two designs to achieve group velocity insensitive coupling of light from a ridge waveguide to a photonic crystal waveguide. We demonstrate an average improvement of 62% in coupling to low group velocity modes and an average coupling enhancement of 11.5% at large group velocities.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.5296) Integrated optics : Photonic crystal waveguides
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: April 5, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 18, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 19, 2013
Published: August 8, 2013

Murtaza Askari and Ali Adibi, "High efficiency coupling of light from a ridge to a photonic crystal waveguide," Appl. Opt. 52, 5803-5815 (2013)

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