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Adiabatic mode converters for photonic integrated circuits and devices
Author(s): G. Allen Vawter; Thor Bakke; Sayan Mukherjee; Charles Sullivan
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Paper Abstract

Design details and performance data are presented for (Al,Ga)As and polymeric monolithic tapered rib waveguides achieving modal spot-size transformation for mode-matching from a variety of devices to single-mode optical fiber. 2D expanded output modes of waveguide modulators and lasers are achieved using 1D and 2D tapers between non-critical initial and final widths well suited for optical lithography.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 May 2004
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5355, Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies VIII, (28 May 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.525867
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G. Allen Vawter, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
Thor Bakke, Fraunhofer-Institut fur Photonische Mikrosysteme (Germany)
Sayan Mukherjee, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
Linkoping Univ. (Sweden)
Charles Sullivan, Sandia National Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5355:
Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies VIII
Yakov Sidorin; Ari Tervonen, Editor(s)

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