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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 25 — Dec. 12, 2005
  • pp: 9982–9994

Design and fabrication of a polymeric flat focal field arrayed waveguide grating

Si Lu, Changxi Yang, Yingbai Yan, Guofan Jin, Zhaoying Zhou, W. H. Wong, and E. Y. B. Pun  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 25, pp. 9982-9994 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.009982


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Abstract

For the first time, a new-type flat focal field arrayed waveguide grating (AWG) demultiplexer, with the focal signals of all wavelengths of operation focusing along a straight line, is designed based on the aberration theory and fabricated based on a newly developed negative tone epoxy Novolak resin (ENR) polymer using electron-beam direct writing. A polymeric four-channel 400GHz spacing flat focal field AWG demultiplexer is fabricated and tested. Four modal images from the output waveguides are observed and the measured transmission spectra is presented. And we make error analysis.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(250.5460) Optoelectronics : Polymer waveguides

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Si Lu, Changxi Yang, Yingbai Yan, Guofan Jin, Zhaoying Zhou, W. H. Wong, and E. Y. B. Pun, "Design and fabrication of a polymeric flat focal field arrayed waveguide grating," Opt. Express 13, 9982-9994 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-25-9982


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