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Fabrication of irregular optical phased arrays on silicon-on-insulator wafers
Author(s): Feng Xiao; Guangyuan Li; Yanping Li; Anshi Xu

Paper Abstract

A 16- and a 32-element irregular optical phased array based on silicon-on-insulator materials were fabricated. Such a device consists of an array of irregularly spaced single-mode waveguides, each of which has a specific length to give an appropriate phase retardation controllable by the wavelength. The optical beam can be steered continuously in the range of about 0 to 3 deg, corresponding to the wavelength varying from 1550.7 to 1551.9 nm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 2008
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 47(4) 040503 doi: 10.1117/1.2902475
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 47, Issue 4
Show Author Affiliations
Feng Xiao, Peking Univ. (China)
Guangyuan Li, Peking Univ. (China)
Yanping Li, Peking Univ. (China)
Anshi Xu, Peking Univ. (China)


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