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High-efficiency coupling between semiconductor waveguides and single-mode optical fibers
Author(s): Salvatore Morasca; Gloria Magnetti; Francesco Schiattone; Giovanni M. Schiavini; Alessandro Stano; Carlo S. De Bernardi
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Paper Abstract

Some experimental aspects of the problem of efficient coupling between semiconductor waveguides and single-mode optical fibers are examined. Waveguides based on different InP/InGaAsP structures (single- and double-heterostructures, multi-quantum-well structures (MQW) with different degrees of dilution) have been fabricated, as well as modified single- mode fibers (i.e. with flat or lensed, straight or tapered ends). Coupling efficiency measurements between these structures have been performed, and the results are presented and discussed; the lowest coupling loss, about 0.5 dB, was obtained with a conveniently tapered fiber and a moderately diluted MQW structure (MD-MQW).

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 April 1993
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1794, Integrated Optical Circuits II, (6 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141881
Show Author Affiliations
Salvatore Morasca, CSELT SpA (Italy)
Gloria Magnetti, CSELT SpA (Italy)
Francesco Schiattone, CSELT SpA (Italy)
Giovanni M. Schiavini, CSELT SpA (Italy)
Alessandro Stano, CSELT SpA (Italy)
Carlo S. De Bernardi, CSELT SpA (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1794:
Integrated Optical Circuits II
Ka-Kha Wong, Editor(s)

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