InP-based spotsize converter for integration with switching devices

J. Stulemeijer, A.F. Bakker, I. Moerman, F.H. Groen, M.K. Smit

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Abstract

We have designed and fabricated an InGaAsP-InP based spotsize converter (SSC), which is compatible with the waveguide structure used in monolithic integrated ADM's and OXC's. In a first experiment, a total coupling loss to a cleaved fiber of 4.2 dB for TE and 3.9 dB for TM was realized with a 1.5 mm-long SSC. The 1-dB alignment tolerances improved from 0.75 mu m to 2.4 and 2.2 mu m for the horizontal and vertical direction, respectively
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-83
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume11
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1999

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