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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1998
  • pp: 1423–

IC Compatible Optical Coupling Techniques for Integration of Arrow with Photodetector

K. Benaissa, A. Nathan, S. T. Chu, and W. Huang

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 16, Issue 8, pp. 1423- (1998)


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Abstract

New structures for efficient coupling of light from an antiresonant reflecting optical waveguide (ARROW) to integrated photodiode are proposed and analyzed. Both end-fire and leaky-wave types of coupling have been considered and it is found that high-coupling efficiencies can be achieved by exploiting the intrinsic properties of the ARROW structure without requiring additional non-IC compatible materials. The coupling structures were simulated using a simple ray optics model as well as the beam propagation method (BPM). Fabrication process conditions and measurement results for various coupling structures are presented.

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K. Benaissa, A. Nathan, S. T. Chu, and W. Huang, "IC Compatible Optical Coupling Techniques for Integration of Arrow with Photodetector," J. Lightwave Technol. 16, 1423- (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jlt/abstract.cfm?URI=jlt-16-8-1423


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