MMI-Reflector: A Novel On-chip Reflector for Photonic Integrated Circuits

Konferenz: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
20.09.2009 - 24.09.2009 in Vienna, Austria

Tagungsband: ECOC 2009

Seiten: 2Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Xu, L.; Leijtens, X. J. M.; Docter, B.; Vries, T. de; Smalbrugge, E.; Karouta, F.; Smit, M. K. (COBRA research institute, Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB The Netherlands)

We present a novel, compact, on-chip multi-mode interference (MMI) reflector, with near-100% theoretical reflection. We measured 78±10% reflection for an InP-based MMI-reflector fabricated with a single etch step with inductively coupled plasma (ICP) etching technique.