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Design of compact monolithically integrated semiconductor spot-size converters for efficient laser-fiber coupling
Author(s): B. M. Azizur Rahman; Tiparatana Wongcharoen; E. O. Ladele; Wannee Bonnthittanont; S. S. A. Obayya; Kenneth T. V. Grattan
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Paper Abstract

A rigorous numerical approach, based on the full vectorial finite element method, is used to design various types of monolithically integrated spot-size converters for efficient coupling to an industry-standard optical fiber. Spot-size converters with a tapered core, using uniform directional couplers and MMI structures are discussed and the predicted performance of the system reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 August 2003
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5246, Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications III, (14 August 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.512515
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B. M. Azizur Rahman, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
Tiparatana Wongcharoen, Bankok Univ. (Thailand)
E. O. Ladele, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
Wannee Bonnthittanont, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
S. S. A. Obayya, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
Kenneth T. V. Grattan, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5246:
Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications III
Achyut K. Dutta; Abdul Ahad S. Awwal; Niloy K. Dutta; Kazuo Fujiura, Editor(s)

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