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Integration of silicon bench micro-optics
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Paper Abstract

Silicon v-groove structures have been utilized for passive positioning of optical fiber for fiber optic and opto- electronic applications. In this paper, we will present our results of using micro-machined silicon v-groove arrays to passively align optical fiber arrays to micro rod optics. We will also demonstrate the integration of N fiber arrays bonded into the silicon v-groove with a 1xN micro lens array, which is composed of a 2 inch-phase level diffractive optics. For the assembly of 1x6 fiber array and lens array with 16 phase level diffractive optics, the experimental results indicated that total insertion loss per link is typically 1.5-2.0 dB/channel.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 April 1999
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3631, Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits and Packaging III, (30 April 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.348318
Show Author Affiliations
Hongtao Han, Digital Optics Corp. (United States)
Jared D. Stack, Digital Optics Corp. (United States)
Jay Mathews, Digital Optics Corp. (United States)
Charles S. Koehler, Digital Optics Corp. (United States)
Eric G. Johnson, Digital Optics Corp. (United States)
Alan D. Kathman, Digital Optics Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3631:
Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits and Packaging III
Michael R. Feldman; Michael R. Feldman; James G. Grote; Mary K. Hibbs-Brenner, Editor(s)

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