Pluggable single-mode fiber-array-to-pic coupling using micro-lenses

Show simple item record Scarcella, Carmelo Gradkowski, Kamil Carroll, Lee Lee, Jun Su Duperron, Matthieu Fowler, Daivid O'Brien, Peter A. 2018-06-15T11:47:14Z 2018-06-15T11:47:14Z 2017
dc.identifier.citation Scarcella, C., Gradkowski, K., Carroll, L., Lee, J. S., Duperron, M., Fowler, D. and O’Brien, P. (2017) 'Pluggable single-mode fiber-array-to-pic coupling using micro-lenses', IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 29(22), pp. 1943-1946. doi: 10.1109/LPT.2017.2757082 en
dc.identifier.volume 29
dc.identifier.issued 22
dc.identifier.startpage 1943
dc.identifier.endpage 1946
dc.identifier.issn 1041-1135
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/LPT.2017.2757082
dc.description.abstract Single-mode optical coupling between fiber and photonic integrated circuit (PIC) requires precision alignment and bonding, and significantly adds to the cost of photonic packaging. This article describes how a pair of micro-lens arrays-one on the Si-PIC and the other on the fiber-array-can be used to achieve fiber-to-PIC grating-coupling with an insertion-loss of 1.7 dB (i.e., a coupling efficiency of 68%) at 1300 nm, and a 1 dB alignment tolerance of +/- 30 mu m. Such relaxed tolerances allow for a "pluggable" connector to have a make-break insertion-loss reproducibility of 0.2 dB (one standard deviation). en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) en
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dc.subject Gratings en
dc.subject Integrated optics devices en
dc.subject Micro-optical devices en
dc.subject Photonic integrated circuits en
dc.title Pluggable single-mode fiber-array-to-pic coupling using micro-lenses en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Kamil Gradkowski, Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland +353-21-490-3000 Email:, en
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dc.description.version Published Version en
dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland
dc.description.status Peer reviewed
dc.identifier.journaltitle IEEE Photonics Technology Letters en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Research Centres/12/RC/2276/IE/I-PIC Irish Photonic Integration Research Centre/

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