Mode-expanded bus architecture for non-sensitive waveguide alignment in vertically-coupled microring

C. W. Tee, K. A. Williams, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, M. Hamacher, U. Troppenz, H. Heidrich

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Abstract

We demonstrate experimentally a five-fold improvement in fabrication tolerance for vertically-coupled microrings using a mode-expanded bus waveguide. The power coupling coefficient is observed to vary by only 6% for misalignment as high as 1μm.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2006 European Conference on Optical Communications Proceedings, ECOC 2006
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2006
Event2006 European Conference on Optical Communications, ECOC 2006 - Cannes, France
Duration: 24 Sep 200628 Sep 2006

Publication series

Name2006 European Conference on Optical Communications Proceedings, ECOC 2006

Conference

Conference2006 European Conference on Optical Communications, ECOC 2006
CountryFrance
CityCannes
Period24/09/0628/09/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Communication

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