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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 19 — Sep. 12, 2011
  • pp: 18020–18028

Si-photonics based passive device packaging and module performance

Jeong Hwan Song, Jing Zhang, Huijuan Zhang, Chao Li, and Guo Qiang Lo  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 19, pp. 18020-18028 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.018020


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Abstract

We report a fully packaged silicon passive waveguide device designed for a tunable filter based on a ring-resonator. Polarization diversity circuits prevent polarization dependant issues in the silicon ring-resonator. For the device packaging, the YAG laser welding technique has been used for pigtailing both of the input and output fibers. Post welding misalignment was compensated by mechanical fine tuning using the seesaw effect via power monitoring. Packaging loss less than 1.5dB with respect to chip measurement has been achieved using 10 µm-curvature radius lensed fibers. In addition, the packaging process and the module performance are presented.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(130.3990) Integrated optics : Micro-optical devices

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 18, 2011
Revised Manuscript: July 14, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: July 29, 2011
Published: August 30, 2011

Citation
Jeong Hwan Song, Jing Zhang, Huijuan Zhang, Chao Li, and Guo Qiang Lo, "Si-photonics based passive device packaging and module performance," Opt. Express 19, 18020-18028 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-19-18020


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