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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2013
  • pp: 3530–3533

Fabrication of silicon reflection-type arrayed-waveguide gratings with distributed Bragg reflectors

Katsunari Okamoto and Kenzo Ishida  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 18, pp. 3530-3533 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.003530


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Abstract

Silicon reflection-type arrayed-waveguide gratings (AWGs) consisting of all straight array waveguides are experimentally demonstrated for the first time to our knowledge. The AWG has 14 output channels with 400 GHz channel spacing and a footprint of 230μm×530μm. The minimum on-chip loss of 3.0 dB and crosstalk of 20dB are achieved by using a second-order distributed Bragg reflector facet.

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OCIS Codes
(130.7408) Integrated optics : Wavelength filtering devices
(230.7408) Optical devices : Wavelength filtering devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: July 11, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 8, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 8, 2013
Published: September 5, 2013

Citation
Katsunari Okamoto and Kenzo Ishida, "Fabrication of silicon reflection-type arrayed-waveguide gratings with distributed Bragg reflectors," Opt. Lett. 38, 3530-3533 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-18-3530


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