Flexible, Multi-channel, Ultra-dense Optical Interface for Silicon Photonics

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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Kopp, Victor I.; Park, Jongchul; Wlodawski, Mitch S.; Singer, Jonathan; Neugroschl, Dan (Chiral Photonics, 26 Chapin Rd., 1104, Pine Brook, NJ 07058, USA)
Heyn, Peter de; Snyder, Brad; Van Campenhout, Joris; Absil, Philippe (IMEC, 75 Kapeldreef, 3001 Leuven, Belgium)

We demonstrate an all-glass, 61-channel, flexible, two-dimensional optical fiber array with 37 inner channels matched to an array of vertical grating couplers of a multi-channel (16 Tx and 16 Rx) transceiver prototype occupying a chip area of only 0.16 mm2.