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Journal of Nanophotonics

Silicon nanophotonic multitaper for efficient light coupling between fiber and silicon waveguide
Author(s): Ted Frumkin; Hadar Genish; Amiel Ishaaya; Zeev Zalevsky
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Paper Abstract

A multitaper (MT) coupler is fabricated on a silicon chip for light coupling with high efficiency and resistance to fabrication errors. Other coupling techniques such as a single taper are less efficient and prone to fabrication errors. The dimensions of the MT can be optimized for a specific coupling geometry and can span sizes from several nanometers up to several microns.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 August 2013
PDF: 11 pages
J. Nanophoton. 7(1) 073084 doi: 10.1117/1.JNP.7.073084
Published in: Journal of Nanophotonics Volume 7, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
Ted Frumkin, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)
Hadar Genish, Bar-Ilan Univ. (Israel)
Amiel Ishaaya, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)
Zeev Zalevsky, Bar-Ilan Univ. (Israel)


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