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Design and fabrication of SU-8 arrayed-waveguide gratings using multimode interference couplers
Author(s): Yunpeng Zhu; Bo Yang; Yuqing Jiao; Daoxin Dai
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Paper Abstract

An SU-8-based arrayed-waveguide gratings (AWG) device with multimode interference couplers (MMI) is designed and fabricated. The demonstrated MMI-AWG device has 4 channels and the channel spacing is 500GHz. The total insertion loss is about 22 dB, which mainly comes from the coupling loss (16dB) between the input/output waveguide and the fibers. The channel crosstalk between adjacent channels is about -12 dB which is close to the simulation result.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 January 2011
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7986, Passive Components and Fiber-Based Devices VII, 79860F (19 January 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.888611
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Yunpeng Zhu, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Bo Yang, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Yuqing Jiao, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Daoxin Dai, Zhejiang Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7986:
Passive Components and Fiber-Based Devices VII
Perry P. Shum, Editor(s)

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