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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 6 — Mar. 14, 2011
  • pp: 5156–5162

Luneburg lens in silicon photonics

Andrea Di Falco, Susanne C. Kehr, and Ulf Leonhardt  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 6, pp. 5156-5162 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.005156


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Abstract

The Luneburg lens is an aberration-free lens that focuses light from all directions equally well. We fabricated and tested a Luneburg lens in silicon photonics. Such fully-integrated lenses may become the building blocks of compact Fourier optics on chips. Furthermore, our fabrication technique is sufficiently versatile for making perfect imaging devices on silicon platforms.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(220.3630) Optical design and fabrication : Lenses
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar
(350.6980) Other areas of optics : Transforms

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

History
Original Manuscript: January 19, 2011
Revised Manuscript: February 21, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 21, 2011
Published: March 3, 2011

Citation
Andrea Di Falco, Susanne C. Kehr, and Ulf Leonhardt, "Luneburg lens in silicon photonics," Opt. Express 19, 5156-5162 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-6-5156


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