21 May 2018 Silicon-on-insulator-based slab to slot waveguide mode coupler
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In this paper, an input coupler to efficiently couple light from a silicon slab waveguide to a silicon slot waveguide is proposed. The slab waveguide is tapered to slot waveguide dimension for minimum loss. It also allows a miniaturized and compact design. Typical parameter such as taper length is numerically optimized to obtain minimum insertion and return losses as compared to other existing couplers.
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Bhaswati Singha Deo, Nishit Malviya, Vishnu Priye, "Silicon-on-insulator-based slab to slot waveguide mode coupler", Proc. SPIE 10686, Silicon Photonics: From Fundamental Research to Manufacturing, 106861A (21 May 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2314658; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2314658
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