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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 14 — Jul. 2, 2012
  • pp: 14769–14778

CMOS compatible integration of Si/SiO2 multilayer GRIN lens optical mode size converter to Si wire waveguide

Ter-Hoe Loh, Qian Wang, Keh-Ting Ng, Yi-Cheng Lai, and Seng-Tiong Ho  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 14, pp. 14769-14778 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.014769


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Abstract

We present a CMOS compatible mass manufacturable, compact Si/SiO2 multilayer GRIN lens mode size converter from standard single mode fiber to 300nm-thick Si waveguide. The fiber-to-GRIN lens coupling loss is 2.6 ± 0.3dB (coupling efficiency: 51~60%) with optimized focal length of 11.6~11.8μm and Si/SiO2 multilayer thickness of 7.4μm.

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OCIS Codes
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 29, 2012
Revised Manuscript: June 6, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: June 6, 2012
Published: June 18, 2012

Citation
Ter-Hoe Loh, Qian Wang, Keh-Ting Ng, Yi-Cheng Lai, and Seng-Tiong Ho, "CMOS compatible integration of Si/SiO2 multilayer GRIN lens optical mode size converter to Si wire waveguide," Opt. Express 20, 14769-14778 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-14-14769


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