Polymer waveguide based spot-size converter for low-loss coupling between Si photonics chips and single-mode fibers

Kazuki Yasuhara, Feng Yu, Takaaki Ishigure

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Abstract

By applying the Mosquito method, we fabricate tapered polymer waveguides for spot size converters (SSCs) enabling low-loss coupling between Si waveguides and standard single mode fibers. The fabricated SSC exhibits remarkably low insertion loss as 2.77 dB.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2017 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580231
Publication statusPublished - 2017 May 31
Event2017 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2017 - Los Angeles, United States
Duration: 2017 Mar 192017 Mar 23

Other

Other2017 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2017
CountryUnited States
CityLos Angeles
Period17/3/1917/3/23

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Yasuhara, K., Yu, F., & Ishigure, T. (2017). Polymer waveguide based spot-size converter for low-loss coupling between Si photonics chips and single-mode fibers. In 2017 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2017 - Proceedings [7936967] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..