MMI-Reflector: A Novel On-chip Reflector for Photonic Integrated Circuits
Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria
Proceedings: ECOC 2009
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
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.