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Authors: W. Bogaerts, P. Dumon, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets
Title: Compact, Low-Loss Waveguide Crossings for High-Index-Contrast SOI Photonic Wires
Format: International Conference Proceedings
Publication date: 3/2007
Journal/Conference/Book: Optical Fiber Communications
Volume(Issue): p.OTuM1
Location: Anahaim, United States
DOI: 10.1109/ofc.2007.4348825
Citations: 8 ( - last update: 14/7/2024)
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Waveguide crossings are essential for complex photonic circuits. We present compact crossings for silicon-on-insulator photonic wires. By locally applying a lower index contrast, 97.5% transmission is achieved in a 6┬Ám length with only -40dB crosstalk.

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