Fan-in/out polymer optical waveguide for a multicore fiber fabricated using the Mosquito method

D. Suganuma, T. Ishigure

研究成果: Conference contribution

2 被引用数 (Scopus)

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A fan-in/out polymer optical waveguide is fabricated for connecting multimode multicore (7 cores) fiber with onedimensionally aligned parallel optical components such as a VCSEL/PD array or a multimode fiber ribbon, which is fabricated using the Mosquito method. The Mosquito method we have proposed is a fabrication technique for circular and graded index (GI) cores. One of the unique characteristics of the Mosquito method is a capability of forming threedimensional wirings. In the fan-in/out waveguides, high-density hexagonal alignment of 7 cores at one end is converted to one dimensional alignment with a wider pitch at the other end. For realizing the fan-in/out waveguides, we have issues about low insertion loss, low crosstalk, and the connectability with multicore fibers and optical components. In this paper, we focus in the pitch accuracy of the fan-in/out waveguide. In the Mosquito method, the viscosities of the core and cladding monomers are an important factor of the core figure and the core alignment because the viscosities have a relation to monomer liquid-flow, which could devastate the core alignment. Hence, we investigate the influence of the viscosities of the core and cladding monomers on the interchannel pitch accuracy of the fabricated fan-in/out polymer optical waveguide. With increasing the viscosities of core and cladding monomers, the pitch accuracy is improved, while the appropriate monomer viscosity conditions that can fix all the issues: core circularity and pitch accuracy in both ends still needs to be investigated.

本文言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルSmart Photonic and Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits XVII
編集者Sailing He, Louay A. Eldada, El-Hang Lee
出版社SPIE
ISBN(電子版)9781628414561
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2015 1月 1
イベントSmart Photonic and Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits XVII - San Francisco, United States
継続期間: 2015 2月 112015 2月 12

出版物シリーズ

名前Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
9366
ISSN(印刷版)0277-786X
ISSN(電子版)1996-756X

Other

OtherSmart Photonic and Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits XVII
国/地域United States
CitySan Francisco
Period15/2/1115/2/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 電子材料、光学材料、および磁性材料
  • 凝縮系物理学
  • コンピュータ サイエンスの応用
  • 応用数学
  • 電子工学および電気工学

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