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Authors: F. Van Laere, D. Taillaert, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, M.V. Kotlyar, T.F. Krauss
Title: A Compact Fibre-to-Waveguide Coupler Based on Angled Slots
Format: International Conference Proceedings
Publication date: 9/2005
Journal/Conference/Book: European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 2005
Volume(Issue): p.Tu3.6.5
Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom
DOI: 10.1049/cp:20050465
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We present a compact grating coupler, consisting of slanted air slots, for coupling from single-mode fibre to InP-based waveguides. The theoretical coupling efficiency is better than 50% and first fabrication experiments are promising.

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