Title

Mode-Expanded Bus Architecture for Non-Sensitive Waveguide Alignment in Vertically-Coupled Microring

Publication Type

Conference Proceeding Article

Publication Date

9-2006

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 1¿m.

Keywords

Communication, Networking & Broadcasting, Components, Circuits, Devices & Systems, Engineered Materials, Dielectrics & Plasmas, Photonics & Electro-Optics, Signal Processing & Analysis

Discipline

Physical Sciences and Mathematics

Research Areas

Finance

Publication

European Conference of Optics Communications (ECOC 2006), Cannes, 24-28 September 2006

First Page

1

Last Page

2

ISBN

9782912328397

Identifier

10.1109/ECOC.2006.4801189

City or Country

Cannes, France