Realization of Arbitrary Complex Apodization Profiles in Integrated Waveguide Bragg Gratings on SOI

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Pishvai Bazargani, Hamed; Azana, Jose (Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique – Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications (INRSEMT), Montréal, Québec, H5A 1K6, Canada)

We implement waveguide Bragg gratings (BGs) with misaligned sidewall corrugations in order to realize user-defined complex apodization profiles. In particular a very challenging grating design, namely photonic Hilbert transformer, has been successfully demonstrated on SOI.