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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2006
  • pp: 4064–4072

A simple miniature optical spectrometer with a planar waveguide grating coupler in combination with a plano-convex lens

Kalyani Chaganti, Ildar Salakhutdinov, Ivan Avrutsky, and Gregory W. Auner  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 9, pp. 4064-4072 (2006)

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A miniature optical spectrometer with a thin-film planar waveguide grating coupler in combination with a miniature plano-convex focusing lens has been investigated. With optical part of the spectrometer as small as 0.2 cubic cm, the spectral resolution varies from 0.3 nm to 4.6 nm within the wavelength range 488.0 nm – 632.8 nm.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(350.3950) Other areas of optics : Micro-optics

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: March 13, 2006
Revised Manuscript: April 20, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 25, 2006
Published: May 1, 2006

Kalyani Chaganti, Ildar Salakhutdinov, Ivan Avrutsky, and Gregory W. Auner, "A simple miniature optical spectrometer with a planar waveguide grating coupler in combination with a plano-convex lens," Opt. Express 14, 4064-4072 (2006)

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