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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 18 — Aug. 27, 2012
  • pp: 19882–19892

Demonstration of a curved sidewall grating demultiplexer on silicon

Przemek J. Bock, Pavel Cheben, Jens H. Schmid, Aitor V. Velasco, André Delâge, Siegfried Janz, Dan-Xia Xu, Jean Lapointe, Trevor J. Hall, and María L. Calvo  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 18, pp. 19882-19892 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.019882


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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate a new type of waveguide multiplexer device designed for silicon photonics, with a crosstalk level as low as −35 dB and an operational wavelength range of 300 nm. A compact device footprint of only 100 × 160 µm2 offers an excellent potential for integration with other silicon nanophotonic circuits.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 27, 2012
Revised Manuscript: July 24, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: July 30, 2012
Published: August 15, 2012

Citation
Przemek J. Bock, Pavel Cheben, Jens H. Schmid, Aitor V. Velasco, André Delâge, Siegfried Janz, Dan-Xia Xu, Jean Lapointe, Trevor J. Hall, and María L. Calvo, "Demonstration of a curved sidewall grating demultiplexer on silicon," Opt. Express 20, 19882-19892 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-18-19882


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