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Fabrication of a 2-D integrated optic array illuminator
Author(s): Ashok N. Kaul; D. Mohan; Prakash C. Mehta
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Paper Abstract

Array illuminators find wide applications not only as optical distributors for an array of optical devices but also as key elements for optical interconnects . We have evolved a simple and a straight - forward method to fabricate a two - dimensional integrated optic array illuminator that is capable of generating multiple twodimensional beamlets . Two identical plane holographic gratings orthogonal to each other were multiplexed on a photosensitive emulsion coated glass waveguide . On coupling a laser beam from the side opposite to the emulsion multiple parallel beams travelling normal to the surface are generated . Experimental details and results are reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 December 1992
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 1622, Emerging Optoelectronic Technologies, (16 December 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.636949
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Ashok N. Kaul, Instruments Research and Development Establishment (India)
D. Mohan, Instruments Research and Development Establishment (India)
Prakash C. Mehta, Instruments Research and Development Establishment (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1622:
Emerging Optoelectronic Technologies

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