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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 22 — Oct. 24, 2011
  • pp: 21595–21604

Two-dimensional free-space beam steering with an optical phased array on silicon-on-insulator

J. K. Doylend, M. J. R. Heck, J. T. Bovington, J. D. Peters, L. A. Coldren, and J. E. Bowers  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 22, pp. 21595-21604 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.021595


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Abstract

We demonstrate a 16-channel, independently tuned waveguide surface grating optical phased array in silicon for two dimensional beam steering with a total field of view of 20° x 14°, beam width of 0.6° x 1.6°, and full-window background peak suppression of 10 dB.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 22, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 21, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 30, 2011
Published: October 18, 2011

Citation
J. K. Doylend, M. J. R. Heck, J. T. Bovington, J. D. Peters, L. A. Coldren, and J. E. Bowers, "Two-dimensional free-space beam steering with an optical phased array on silicon-on-insulator," Opt. Express 19, 21595-21604 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-22-21595


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