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Optical Engineering

Optimization and control of grating coupling to or from a silicon-base optical waveguide
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Paper Abstract

The analysis of a silicon-based step-index waveguide with a corrugation grating at its surface is performed by considering the reflection between the silicon substrate and the optical buffer. The conditions on the silica buffer thickness for maximum in/out coupling into the substrate and into the air are given analytically, and a number of features of practical interest are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Opt. Eng. 35(11) doi: 10.1117/1.601048
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 35, Issue 11
Show Author Affiliations
Vladimir A. Sychugov, IOFAN-General Physics Institute (Russia)
Alexandre V. Tishchenko, General Physics Institute (France)
Boris A. Usievich, General Physics Institute (Russia)
Olivier M. Parriaux, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. (France)


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