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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2014
  • pp: 3201–3203

Optimization of fiber grating couplers on SOI using advanced search algorithms

Benjamin Wohlfeil, Lars Zimmermann, and Klaus Petermann  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 11, pp. 3201-3203 (2014)

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A one-dimensional fiber grating coupler is derived from a waveguide with random etches using implementations of particle swarm and genetic algorithms. The resulting gratings yield a theoretical coupling efficiency of up to 1.1 dB and prompt clear design rules for the layout of highly efficient fiber grating couplers.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: January 28, 2014
Revised Manuscript: April 25, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: April 25, 2014
Published: May 23, 2014

Benjamin Wohlfeil, Lars Zimmermann, and Klaus Petermann, "Optimization of fiber grating couplers on SOI using advanced search algorithms," Opt. Lett. 39, 3201-3203 (2014)

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