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Authors: S. Scheerlinck, J. Schrauwen, D. Taillaert, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets
Title: Efficient, broadband and compact metal grating couplers fo silicon-on-insulator
Format: International Conference Presentation
Publication date: 5/2007
Journal/Conference/Book: CLEO/QELS 2007
Location: Baltimore, United States
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Metal grating couplers for silicon-on-insulator waveguides are proposed. A silver grating coupler with 33 % efficiency is designed. A gold grating coupler prototype is fabricated using Focused Ion Beams demonstrating over 10 % coupling efficiency.

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