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Compact 4×4 1250GHz silicon arrayed waveguide grating router for optical interconnects
Author(s): Guanting Chen; Jun Zou; Tingting Lang; Jianjun He
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Paper Abstract

A compact silicon arrayed waveguide grating router (AWGR) for optical interconnects is experimentally demonstrated. The design, fabrication and characterization of this 4×4 AWGR with a 1250 GHz channel spacing and a 5 THz free spectral range are discussed. The loss of the AWGR varies from 2.5 dB to 5.5 dB and the crosstalk is better than -18 dB. The functionality of the AWG as a router and its good rotation property are also presented. This device has a compact footprint of 0.46×0.26mm2.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 February 2015
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 9367, Silicon Photonics X, 936717 (27 February 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2078047
Show Author Affiliations
Guanting Chen, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Jun Zou, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Tingting Lang, China Jiliang Univ. (China)
Jianjun He, Zhejiang Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9367:
Silicon Photonics X
Graham T. Reed; Michael R. Watts, Editor(s)

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