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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 16 — Aug. 7, 2006
  • pp: 7057–7062

Simultaneous interference exposure of different-period DBRs for intra-board WDM optical interconnection

Shogo Ura, Takuo Asada, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Kenzo Nishio, Atsushi Horii, and Kenji Kintaka  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 16, pp. 7057-7062 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.007057


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Abstract

Integration of different-period distributed Bragg reflectors (DBRs) is required in constructing an intra-board optical interconnection device with wavelength division multiplexing (WDM). Interference exposure method with cylindrical Lloyd mirror optics and mask aligner was discussed for integrating those DBRs simultaneously. DBRs were designed to give coupling efficiency higher than 80 % with coupling length of 0.6 mm and crosstalk noise less than -10 dB with 3nm wavelength separation for optical interconnection using eight wavelengths around 850nm. Interference exposure system was developed and integration of eight DBRs by two times exposure was demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.1950) Optical devices : Diffraction gratings
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 7, 2006
Revised Manuscript: July 19, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: July 20, 2006
Published: August 7, 2006

Citation
Shogo Ura, Takuo Asada, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Kenzo Nishio, Atsushi Horii, and Kenji Kintaka, "Simultaneous interference exposure of different-period DBRs for intra-board WDM optical interconnection," Opt. Express 14, 7057-7062 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-16-7057


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